Your city taxes fund the services and infrastructure you depend on every day, such as good roads and the police, fire and emergency medical services that respond in a crisis and keep our community safe. These funds also provide for innovative library programs that encourage life-long learning, as well as superior park and recreation amenities that promote active lifestyles and provide beautiful green space for recreation and play. In 2018, the average NRH homeowner paid $1,076 in property taxes to the city. The following chart shows how the tax payment was distributed to provide city services.
|City Service||2018 Annual ||Monthly||Percent|
|Public Safety||$ 539.38||$44.95||50.13%|
|Public Works (Streets)||$ 227.75||$18.98||21.17%|
|City Facilities||$ 151.07||$12.59||14.04%|
|Library ||$ 55.08||$ 4.59|| 5.12%|
|Neighborhood Services||$ 46.20||$ 3.85|| 4.29%|
|Parks||$ 43.08||$ 3.59|| 4.00%|
|General Government*||$ 13.44||$ 1.12|| 1.25%|
* General Government includes financial management, information technology, planning, communications and other administrative services.
Property taxes make up about 36% of the city's General Fund revenue, with sales tax contributing about 22%. Franchise fees, permits, fines, charges for service, grants and other sources also help fund the city's daily operations.