Your Tax Dollars At Work
 
The FY 2015 Budget is balanced at a tax rate of 1.148 per $100 of value and generates an average residential tax bill of $3,568, a $176 increase over the FY 14 average of $3,392. The images below shows a comparison between the average tax bill for FY 15 and FY 14 in conjuction with the County services that it funds. You can learn how your tax dollars are used to fund the same services by visiting the Government Transparency site.

 

FY 2015 Average Residential Tax Bill - $3,568
By Dollar Amount with Functional Areas

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​No. County Services ​Budgeted % of Total
​1. School Transfer ​$2,042 ​57.23%
​2. Public Safety ​$782 ​21.91%
​3. Human Services ​$174 ​4.88%
​4. Community Development ​$145 ​4.05%
​5. General Government & Administration ​$135 ​3.78%
​6. Transportation ​$123 ​3.46%
​7. Parks and Recreation ​$111 ​3.11%
​8. Other ​$35 0​.99%
​9. General Debt/Capital Improvement Program (CIP)* $21 0​.58%
​Total ​$3,568 ​100%
*Excludes Transportation and Public Safety which are included in the totals above.

 

 
FY 2014 Average Residential Tax Bill - $3,392
By Dollar Amount with Functional Areas

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​No. County Services ​Budgeted % of Total
​1. School Transfer ​$1,941 ​57.23%
​2. Public Safety ​$730 ​21.51%
​3. Human Services ​$164 ​4.84%
​4. Community Development ​$138 ​4.08%
​5. General Government & Administration ​$133 ​3.91%
​6. Transportation ​$122 ​3.59%
​7. Parks & Library ​$102 ​3.00%
​8. Other ​$32 0​.95%
​9. General Debt/Capital Improvement Program (CIP)* $30 0​.89%
​Total ​$3,392 ​100%
*Excludes Transportation and Public Safety which are included in the totals above.