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Several area taxing entities will be holding annual tax rate hearings in the coming weeks.
The hearings will be held by the Marion County R-II School District, Aug. 11; Palmyra Fire Protection District, Aug. 16; the Palmyra R-I School District, Aug. 24; and Marion County Health Department, Aug. 25.
The Palmyra R-I School District will hold it’s tax rate hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 in the PHS cafeteria.
The proposed property tax rate for the district is $4.0280 per $100 assessed valuation, which is unchanged from the current rate.
By law, the school district’s tax rates are set to produce the revenues which the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, shows to be required from the property tax. Each tax rate will be expressed in cents per $100 valuation.
Assessed valuation is up in the school district for both property tax categories from 2020-21 to 2021-22 including real estate, from $93,197,430 to $106,186,470 and personal property, $42,501,695 to $44,658,059.
The total went from $135,699,125 to $150,844,529.
The Palmyra Fire Protection District Board of Directors will hold its annual tax rate hearing at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16 at the Palmyra Fire Station.
The proposed property tax rate for 2021 is $0.2864 per $100 dollars assessed valuation.
By law, the tax rates are set to produce the revenues which the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning Jan. 1, 2022, shows to be required from the property tax.
Assessed valuation went up in all three categories in fire protection district from 2020 to 2021.
Real estate went up from $89,847,420 to $102,574,030; personal property from $41,531,880 to $43,537,218; and railroad and utilities from $28,320,139 to $28,840,820.
The total amount rose from $159,699,439 to $174,952,068.
The amount of property tax revenues budgeted for 2021 was $425,903.31.
The Marion County R-II School District tax rate hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, in the school library in Philadelphia.
The proposed property tax rate for the district is $4.1786 per $100 assessed valuation, which is down from the current rate of $4.3455.
Assessed valuation has also gone up in both categories throughout the district including real estate, from $13,157,694 to $14,472,433 and personal property, $4,830,628 to $5,165,007.
The total assessed valuation in the district rose form $17,988,322 to $19,637,440.
The Marion County Health Department’s tax rate hearing will be held at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at 3105 Route W, in Hannibal.