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July 30, 2014

City Council to vote on Clarksville Property Tax Rate

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The Clarksville City Council will meet in special session on July 31 at 4:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

The agenda is as follows:

  1.  CALL TO ORDER
  2. ATTENDANCE
  3. PROPERTY TAX RATE
  4. ORDINANCE 10-2014-15 (First Reading) Establishing the 2014 property tax rate
  5. ADJOURNMENT

ORDINANCE 10-2014-15
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE TAX RATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2014 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2015 (tax year 2014)

WHEREAS, in accordance with Article I, Section 5 of the Official Charter, the City of Clarksville is provided corporate powers to levy, assess and collect taxes on all property subject to taxation; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Article V, Section 5 of the Official Charter, and further Section 6-206 of the City Code, the City of Clarksville elects to use the assessment made by Montgomery County for property within the city for the purposes of city tax assessment; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the Official Charter, the city council shall make a tax levy expressed as a fixed rate per one hundred dollars ($100.00)
of assessed valuation; and

WHEREAS, at completion of reappraisal programs approved by the State Board of Equalization, a certified tax rate is calculated at the level which will produce the same property tax revenue from properties previously on the roll as was billed for those properties for the previous year.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE:
That the certified tax rate received from the State and County Assessor’s Office shall be accepted.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED:
That the City of Clarksville’s fiscal year 2015 (tax year 2014) tax rate for real and personal property shall be $1.1832 per each $100 of assessed value.



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