Village approves 2007 budget, tax levy

Dec. 7, 2006

The Village Board unanimously approved a $5,812,600 tax levy and the 2007 municipal budget Nov. 30.

Taxpayers can expect a tax rate of $6.22 per $1,000, an increase of 39 cents - or 6.7 percent - from last year for the village portion of their tax bill.

The total levy increased by $386,030, a 7.11 percent increase from the 2006 budget.

The revenue raised through taxes and fees will go to pay for a $6,439,410 general fund budget.

Overall, the budget increased $161,840 - 2.6 percent - from the previous year.

More than half - 53 percent - of the general fund budget will be spent on salaries and benefits.

Another 24 percent of the budget will be spent on shared services, such as the library and the North Shore Fire Department.

The village's fund balance is expected to be $992,311 at the end of 2007. That amount represents a $28,927 - or 2.9 percent - decrease from this year.

Community Watch

» Oak Creek baseball team passes test with win over Homestead, 7-3 6/25

» Man charged with theft at Willowbrook Place waives hearing and not guilty plea 6/24

» Glendale's new park is realization of decades-long dream Updated:  6/23

» Talented, assertive Homestead soccer team won its own way 6/22

» Brown Deer, Homestead, Nicolet, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay Sports Shorts: June 23, 2016 6/22

» Brown Deer named an 'All-America City' 6/21

» Worker charged with stealing from senior living community residents Updated:  6/21

» "We endured': Homestead's state soccer title well-earned 6/21

» Frebeka 5 health challenge to be held in Mequon June 26 6/20

» Whitefish Bay entrepreneur wants to revolutionize school fundraisers 6/20

» CHAMPIONS! Mentally tough Homestead wins fourth state soccer title 6/18

» Homestead girls soccer team pulls upset on West, 2-1, heads to finals 6/17

» Shorewood group encourages shoppers to bring their own bag 6/17

» Glendale council bans chickens (again) Updated:  6/16

» Initial Reaction Podcast: MLB Draft's Wisconsin flavor and WIAA's postseason model Updated:  6/15

» Mequon indoor shooting range targeting a fall opening 6/15

» Nicolet baseball team making progress 6/15

» Deep, motivated Homestead girls soccer team heads to state 6/15

» NSC-leading Homestead baseball team pitching heavy 6/15

» Senior-laden Whitefish Bay baseball team in hunt for NSC crown 6/15

» Whitefish-Nicolet-Shorewood lacrosse team comes up just short in state final 6/15

» Sports Shorts: June 16, 2016 6/15

» Cafe Hollander in Mequon to stay open until 2 a.m. 6/14

» Shorewood Criterium Classic set for June 23 6/14

» Fox Point extends hours for voter registration on June 28 6/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement