Mill Rates

Mill Rates for the 2017 Grand List (Effective July 1, 2018)

  • City Mill Rate: 34.800
  • City Fire District Mill Rate: 8.900
  • South Fire District Mill Rate: 4.983
  • Westfield Fire District Mill Rate: 1.545

Mill Rates for the 2016 Grand List (Effective July 1, 2017)

  • City Mill Rate: 33.900
  • City Fire District Mill Rate: 8.500 
  • South Fire District Mill Rate: 4.781
  • Westfield Fire District Mill Rate: 1.550

Real Estate Taxes

Real estate taxes are calculated by multiplying the mill rate against the assessment. The Tax Assessor values, or assesses all taxable property and taxes are computed and collected by the Tax Collector. Taxes are computed for the full fiscal year, which runs July 1 through June 30 of the following year, but are due in two installments (July 1st and January 1st).

Fire District

Each fire district sets the fire district mill rates. The City Fire District tax is added to the Real Estate Tax bill and is included in the total due. The South Fire and Westfield Fire Districts bill and collect separately.