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City of Independence
BILL NO. 21-0651R.

Agenda Title:

21-065 - 1R.  An ordinance levying a tax on all real property subject to taxation on January 1, 2021, within the Corporate Limits of the City of Independence, Missouri, for General Revenue and Public Health and Recreation purposes, and for the Independence Square Special Business Benefit District; said levies and assessments being separate and distinct, all for the Fiscal Year commencing on the 1st day of July, 2021, and ending on the 30th day of June, 2022.

Hold Public Hearing
Executive Summary:

Proposed property tax rates to be set by the City of Independence for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, based on the current assessed valuation by Jackson and Clay Counties must be considered by Ordinance before certification to the Counties. Before the Ordinance can be considered, the City must first hold a public hearing. 

The City's budget was adopted by City Council in June 2021. In order for the County to levy taxes, the City must first certify the amount needed for the City's budget. A notice of public hearing to hear citizens on the property tax was published on August 31, 2021.

Fiscal Impact:

The City's 2021-2022 adopted budget includes property taxes of $8,452,000:

Department:          FinanceContact Person:          Bryan Kidney

Finance DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

Tax Levy OrdinanceOrdinance
Public Hearing NoticeBackup Material