Property taxes, along with other funding sources, fund your city services including police, fire and ems, streets, drainage and traffic control, animal services, code compliance, building and health inspections, parks and recreation, and library services. The following chart shows the change in the city's property tax rate since 2010. The 4-cent increase in 2012 was due to the voter approved bonds for the new city hall.
The city property tax rate for 2019 is $0.572 per $100 property value. This is the third year in a row the property tax rate has been reduced.