All City Parks are open from 7 am until 10 pm. The Police Department may make exceptions when an event is being held in the park.
|2014 Mill Rate||2015 Mill Rate||2016 Mill Rate|
|Other Taxing Jurisdictions||$16.43||$16.20||$16.74|
There is a limit of 4 animals per household. 3 dogs and a cat or 3 cats and a dog but not 4 of either.
All dogs over five months of age must be licensed by January 1st of each year. Proof of rabies vaccination must be shown at the time of licensing. A dog license costs $8. If your dog has been spayed or neutered, the license will only cost $3. A late fee will be charged for all dogs not licensed by April 1st.
There is a base cost for water and sewer even if you don't use any water. If your meter size is less than 1", the base cost for water is $17.54 per month or $52.63 per quarter. The base cost for sewer for the same size meter is $6.86 per month or $20.56 per quarter. In addition, your first 20,000 gallons of water used is billed at $6.06 per thousand gallons. Sewer is billed at $8.19 per thousand gallons. The base cost goes up if your meter is 1" or larger and the cost per thousand gallons goes down if you use more than 20,000 gallons.
Garbage is billed along with city water and sewer. If you are billed monthly, the cost is $7.38. If you are billed quarterly, the cost is $22.14.
The open pavilions are available on a first come, first serve basis. If you want to guarantee the use of an open pavilion, you can fill out a reservation form, pay a $10 fee, and you will be added to the calendar. If you want to use the food/beer pavilion, you must fill out a park reservation form. The cost is $50, including a $25 deposit which will be refunded to you if the area is cleaned up before you leave.
The equalized value is rising..
2014 Equalized Value including TIF areas $40,194,100
2015 Equalized Value including TIF areas $43,535,500
2016 Equalized Value including TIF areas $44,268,600