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File #: 28405    Version: 1 Name: Adopting a supplimental increase of $96,292 to the amount adopted in ID No. 28239 (Resolution 12-00861) establishing the allowable property tax levy for 2012, for a total of $933,710, as authorized under s. 66.0602(3)(f), Wisconsin Statutes.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/16/2012 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 11/27/2012 Final action: 11/27/2012
Enactment date: Enactment #: RES-12-00868
Title: Adopting a supplemental increase of $96,292 to the amount adopted in ID No. 28239 (Resolution 12-00861) establishing the allowable property tax levy for 2012, for a total increase of $933,710 to the allowable property tax levy, as authorized under s. 66.0602(3)(f), Wisconsin Statutes.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
11/27/20121 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Unanimously Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.24, & 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/20121 Finance Department RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.24, & 2.25 - (15 VOTES REQUIRED) - REPORT OF OFFICER  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
This resolution authorizes an increase in the allowable levy for 2012, pursuant to section 66.0602(3)(f), Wisconsin Statutes. Under the levy limit calculation, the maximum allowable levy for 2012 is $192,562,655. The unused allowable levy in 2011 was $1,752,558. The maximum allowable increase to the 2012 levy limit under state law is is 0.5% of the 2011 property tax levy ($933,710). An increase of $933,710 is equivalent to $10.43 in taxes on the average value home.

Under state law, approval of an increase in the maximum allowable levy requires a three-quarters majority vote of the Common Council.

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Adopting a supplemental increase of $96,292 to the amount adopted in ID No. 28239 (Resolution 12-00861) establishing the allowable property tax levy for 2012, for a total increase of $933,710 to the allowable property tax levy, as authorized under s. 66.0602(3)(f), Wisconsin Statutes.

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WHEREAS, section 66.0602, Wisconsin Statutes, limits the authority of municipalities to increase property tax levies; and

WHEREAS, section 66.0602(3)(f), Wisconsin Statutes, authorizes the limit on property tax levies to be increased for any unused allowable property tax levy from 2011, up to a maximum increase of 0.5 percent of the 2011 property tax levy; and

WHEREAS, under these measures, the maximum adjustment to the allowable property tax levy for Madison for 2012 is $933,710; and

WHEREAS, the adjustment to the allowable levy must be approved by a three-quarters majority vote of the governing body of a city, if the governing body consists of at least 5 members; and

WHEREAS, the Common Council adopted ID No. 28239 (Resolution 12-00861) which increases the allowable levy for 2012 by $837,418; and

WHEREAS, this supplemental adjustment will allow the remaining unused carryover to be available for the 2013 allowable levy limit calculation under current state law;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council approves a supplemental increase o...

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