Budget meetings: When will Bellaire, West University Place discuss 2020-21 budgets, tax rates?

Over the next two months, Bellaire and West University Place will workshop, discuss and pass budgets and property tax rates for fiscal year 2020-21, which begins Oct. 1. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Over the next two months, Bellaire and West University Place will workshop, discuss and pass budgets and property tax rates for fiscal year 2020-21, which begins Oct. 1. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Over the next two months, Bellaire and West University Place will workshop, discuss and pass budgets and property tax rates for fiscal year 2020-21, which begins Oct. 1. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Over the next two months, Bellaire and West University Place will workshop, discuss and pass budgets and property tax rates for fiscal year 2020-21, which begins Oct. 1, 2020, and ends Sept. 30, 2021.

Bellaire’s property tax rate is $0.4473 per $100 of property value. West University Place has a rate of $0.30921 per $100 of value.

Here are some dates to know as the cities prepare their budgets.

Bellaire

Aug. 10, 6 p.m.: public hearing and budget workshop


Aug. 11, 6 p.m.: public hearing and budget workshop (if needed)

Aug. 17, after 6 p.m.: budget workshop

Sept. 21, 7 p.m.: council adopts budget

Oct. 5, 6 p.m.: tax rate public hearing No. 1 (if needed)

Oct. 12: 6 p.m. tax rate public hearing No. 2 (if needed)

Oct. 19, 7 p.m.: council adopts tax rate

West University Place

Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m.: budget workshop

Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.: tax rate public hearing

Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.: tax rate public hearing and budget hearing

Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m.: council votes on tax rate and budget
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.