The City has five millage rates and they are as follows:

General Operating millage – The City Charter provides for up to ten (10) mills to be used for general operating purposes. Tax revenues from this millage can be used for any purpose by the City.

Right-of-Way millage – The City Charter provides for up to five (5) mills to be used for any operating or capital-improvement cost within the street right-of-ways. Tax revenue from this millage can be used for any purpose within the street right-of-ways, which could include expenditures for; streets, sidewalks, trees, water, sewer and electric, providing the work is within the street right-of way.

Library Operating (City Council approved) – State law allows the City Council to approve up to one (1) mill for operating purposes. Tax revenue from this millage may only be used for library purposes.  Library Operating (Voter approved) – State law allows, with voter approval, up to an additional one (1) mill for library purposes. Tax revenue from this millage may only be used for library purposes.

Solid Waste – State law allows the City Council to approve up to two (2) mills for solid-waste purposes. Tax revenue from this millage can only be used for solid- waste purposes.

These five millages are all subject to reduction by State law provisions known as the Headlee Amendment which has reduced the maximum allowable amount down to the following:

    FUND CURRENT LEVIED RATE
    General Operating 7.6071
    Right-of-Way 3.9174
    Library 1.7989
    Solid Waste 0.4890