Shenandoah council hears proposed tax rate of $0.1807, up from last year

Shenandoah is looking at adopting a tax rate of $0.1807 per $100 valuation for the upcoming fiscal year. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
Shenandoah is looking at adopting a tax rate of $0.1807 per $100 valuation for the upcoming fiscal year. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

Shenandoah is looking at adopting a tax rate of $0.1807 per $100 valuation for the upcoming fiscal year. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)

Shenandoah City Council heard a proposed tax rate of $0.1807 per $100 valuation for the upcoming fiscal year during an Aug. 12 meeting.

The proposed tax rate, referred to as the no-new-revenue tax rate by Shenandoah Finance Director Lisa Wasner, would generate the same amount of tax dollars as the 2019 tax rate of $0.1799.


"At the budget workshop, the consensus was unanimous to remain with that $0.1799," Wasner said. "We are voting to not go above the no-new-revenue tax rate."

The council unanimously approved an agreement to not go above the no-new-revenue rate.

The tax rate is anticipated to be adopted, along with the fiscal year 2020-21 budget, at the council's next meeting Aug. 26.
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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