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Corporate Fund Overview - Budget Impacts

Corporate Fund Overview

What impacts the Corporate Fund Budget?

Proposed City Budget

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FY 2020

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The City of Springfield’s fiscal year runs March 1 – February 28. The proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 includes a balanced Corporate Fund budget, with an emphasis on citizen safety, infrastructure enhancement, and increasing efficiencies in government.

As a reminder, Corporate Fund encompasses the Police and Fire Departments, Public Works, Lincoln Library, Human Resources, Office of Budget & Management, Office of the Mayor, City Clerk, City Treasurer and Council Coordinator's Office. Other funds are dedicated for other departments and cannot be used to subsidize the Corporate Fund.


   Comparable Property Tax – City Tax on $150,000 Home

   Springfield & Comparables Share of Total Property Tax Bill

   Total Property Tax Bill- Overlapping Tax Districts

Description

Springfield

Bloomington

Champaign

Decatur

Normal

Peoria

Urbana

City/Town Rate * $0.94 $1.34 $1.32 $1.67 $1.49 $1.55 $1.36
School District $5.23 $5.15 $5.03 $4.88 $5.04 $5.34 $5.97
County $0.76 $0.91 $0.85 $1.10 $0.91 $0.82 $0.85
Community College $0.49 $0.54 $0.54 $0.55 $0.54 $0.49 $0.54
Township $0.09 $0.13 $0.04 $0.34 $0.23 $0.15 $0.20
Sanitary District $0.10 $0.00 $0.00 $0.35 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Park District $0.49 $0.00 $0.71 $1.15 $0.00 $0.83 $1.23
Mass Transit $0.12 $0.00 $0.33 $0.00 $0.00 $0.24 $0.33
Health District $0.00 $0.00 $0.13 $0.25 $0.00 $0.00 $0.13
Airport $0.10 $0.12 $0.00 $0.00 $0.12 $0.22 $0.00
Convention Center $0.07 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Water Reclamation $0.00 $0.18 $0.00 $0.00 $0.18 $0.00 $0.00
Conservation $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.12 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Cooperative Extension $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.03 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Mosquito Abatement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.04 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Forest Preserve $0.00 $0.00 $0.09 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.09
Total Tax Rate per $100 EAV $8.38 $8.37 $9.04 $10.47 $8.52 $9.64 $10.68
*- includes library rate which in some cases are a separate taxing district

   City Property Tax Levy Expense Comparison

The FY20 levy is approximately $700k short of covering the Fire & Police required payments necessitating use of other revenue.

   Employee Reduction

Corporate Fund
Positions
FY 2006 – 887
FY 2018 - 727
1413 Total Number of City Employees including CWLP as of 11/17/17

   Police & Fire Pension Payments