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Tama County property tax levy rates accepted

August 8, 2019
By John Speer - Editor (jspeer@tamatoledonews.com) , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

"The "Land of Lincoln" - the Tama County town of Lincoln, that is, population 162, has the lowest total property tax rate among all 12 towns in the county - $27.32 per $1,000 valuation .

The tax rates for cities and townships were accepted by the board of supervisors on Monday, July 29, and apply to taxes payable during 2019-20.

Supervisors noted county taxes held steady at almost the same rate of $8.28 for city and $11.45 for rural.

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Tama, with the biggest population of 2,877 in the 2010 Census comes in at $43.79 per $1,000 valuation, down from $44.71 last year.

Toledo, 2010 population of 2,341, is next highest at a rate of $41.85 per $1,000 valuation up three cents from the 2018-19 rate of $41.82.

Township rates ranged from a high of $30.06 for York Township portions served by the Belle Plaine School District and Elberon Fire District to the portion of Grant Township in the Green Mountain-Garwin School District at a rate of $22.87 per $1,000.

Total tax levy rates by town for 2019-20 with 2018-019 in parenthesis include: Chelsea $37.40 ($41.64) per $1,000 valuation; Clutier $32.13 ($19.53); Dysart $36.66 ($36.13); Elberon $29.53 ($29.35); Garwin $33.68 ($34.10); Gladbrook $32.60 ($33.53); Lincoln $27.32 (28.11); Montour $40.20 ($38.92); Tama $43.79 ($44.71); Toledo $41.85 ($41.82); Traer $39.39 ($38.96); Vining $39.74 ($40.69.)

Breakdown Of Totals

Local school taxes for the various districts in Tama County include: South Tama School District-$15.36 per $1,000 valuation; East Marshall- $14.21; Belle Plaine- $16.58; Union- $12.29; Gladbrook-Reinbeck $10.06; Green Mountain-Garwin $12.61; North Tama- $10.23; Benton Community- $10.69.

The city property taxes are: Toledo- $17.33 per $1,000 valuation; Tama- $19.28; Chelsea- $12.88; Montour- $15.69; Vining-$15.22; Clutier-$12.69; Dysart- $14.98; Elberon- $9.35; Garwin-?$11.92; Gladbrook- $13.39; Lincoln- $8.10; and Traer- $19.77.

Area Community College District assesments are Area VI- 88 cents per $1,000 valuation; Area X- $1.21 and Area VII- $1.12.

 
 
 

 

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