Tax Rate Information

The City’s tax base is comprised of seven major classes including residential, commercial, industrial, railroads, utilities, and Gas & Electric Utilities. The major contributors to the City’s tax base are from Residential and Commercial classes. Combined they account for over 88% of the total taxable base.


  FY 14-15 Rates FY 15-16 Rates FY 16-17 Rates
General Levy $8.10 $8.10 $8.10
Insurance Levy $0.23908 $0.24252 $0.25401
Employee Benefit Levy $3.32563 $3.88965 $4.35792
Debt Service Levy $1.08925 $1.10443 $1.60803
Emergency Levy $0.27 $0.27 $.027
Total $13.02396 $13.6066 $14.58996