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Water, Sewer & Tax Rates

Water and Sewer

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TAX STRUCTURE

 

Local City

County

Property Tax - Rate Per $100 Value

$1.80

$2.10

Ratio of Assessment

Residential

25%

25%

Industrial

40%

40%

Personal (Equipment)

30%

30%

(Inventory Tax) Raw Materials Only

Bonded Debt

$19,223,870

$21,844,288

Assessed Valuation

$150,796,400

$667,195,387

School Tax

None

None

Sales Tax

2.75

2.75

Hotel-Motel Tax

5%

5%

STATE

Sales Tax

7% (6% for food and food ingredients for human consumption)

Income Tax

Personal

6% on Interest & Dividends

Corporate (Excise)

6.5% of Net Earnings

Franchise Tax

.25 per $100 of Capital Properties

Unemployment Tax

New Employers

2.7% of First $7,000

 

City water customers

Tap & meter size

Municipal

Regional

5/8" x 3/4"

$650

$1,200

3/4" water line

$750

$1,300

1" water line

$850

$1,400

11/2" water line

$950

$1,500

2" water line

$1,400

$1,900

3" water line

$2,600

$3,600

4" water line

$3,000

$4,500

6" water line

$5,000

$7,200

8" water line

$7,000

$9,600

  

Sewer meter rates City sewer customers

Cost per $1,000 Gal.

Municipal

Regional

Base rate

$9.47

$12.54

1,000-9,000 gal

$2.24

$4.19

Over 9,000 gal

N/A

$3.05

 

City sewer customers

Sewer tap fees

Municipal

Regional

New residence

$1,400

$2,000

New residence w/ lines & tap installed to city standards

$600

$800

 

Unauthorized sewer taps found connected to the city sewer system

Sewer tap fees

Municipal

Regional

Small commercial users

$1,400

$2,200

Car washes per bay

$1,600

$2,200

Multiunit dwellings less than 50 units

$1,400

$2,200

Multiunit dwellings more than 50 units

$1,000

$1,250

Factories, commercial structures, offices, schools:

first 10,000 square-feet floor space

$1,800

$2,400

Each additional 10,000 square-feet floor space

$950

$1,400

Hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, retirement homes

$900

$1,200

Residences unable to use gravity sewer

$900

$1,200