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File #: RES 15-2191    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/16/2015
Title: Approving the 2016 City Tax Levy.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. RES 15-2191 - Financial Analysis (City Tax Levy)


Approving the 2016 City Tax Levy.



WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to the City Charter has proposed and recommended the 2016 budgets for the City of Saint Paul, and

WHEREAS, the proposed 2016 General and General Debt Service budgets have been reviewed and approved or adjusted by the City Council, and

WHEREAS, the City is required under Laws of Minnesota 2002, Chapter 390, Sec. 37, to levy a tax at the Library Board's request, which the Library Board has made, and

WHEREAS, the property tax levy needed to finance those budgets have been determined, and

WHEREAS, the Port Authority of the City of Saint Paul requested a property tax levy to finance economic development budgets under laws of Minnesota, Chapters 469.053 subd 4, and 6,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council in anticipation of adopting the General Fund, General Debt Service, and Library Agency budgets for the fiscal year 2016, and in accordance with section 10.04 of the City Charter, does hereby levy taxes on all taxable property within the Saint Paul corporate limits, to be collected totaling the amount set forth in the attached; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Council requests the City Clerk to forward this resolution to the Ramsey County Department of Property Records and Revenue in accordance with the applicable provisions of the City Charter and other laws, and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the City Council requests the Office of Financial Services to complete and forward any state forms required identifying these adopted levies and corresponding special levies.

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