Electronic Payments for Taxes, Water/Sewer and Park/Rec Fees

City Treasurer: Kristina Kinde

 

Taxes

Taxes are levied July 1 and December 1 of each year. Approximately 3500 tax bills are mailed each tax season.

The City Treasurer collects and distributes your property tax bill for the following entities:

2019 Summer (anticipated):  

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St Johns Operating 9.94300
ACT 359 0.23100
City Solid Waste 0.50000
County Allocation 5.79760
State Education Tax  6.00000
*Streets/Sidewalk 2.98290
Total Mills 25.4545
Total P.R.E. and Non P.R.E. 25.4545

*3 Mills for five years (2018-2022) will be assessed for repair and maintenance of city streets.  This extra millage was voted in as a result of  the election on November 7, 2017.

*2019 Garbage assessment is $200.00. This assessment is on the summer bill. 

2019 Summer Tax bills are due August 14, 2019

2019 Winter (anticipated):  

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Clinton Transit System   0.19970
St Johns School Operating 18.00000
St Johns School Debt   7.00000
Briggs District Library   0.75000
Clinton RESA Operating   0.19960
Clinton RESA Spec Education   2.61980
Clinton RESA Vocation Education   0.99820
Total Mills  
Total P.R.E. 11.76730
Total Non P.R.E. 29.76730

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Local Development Finance Authority

The Local Development Financing Act, Public Act 281 of 1986, as amended, allows a city, village, or urban township to utilize tax increment financing to fund public infrastructure improvements. This tool is designed to promote economic growth and job creation. Communities across Michigan have utilized LDFA districts to extend sewer and water lines, to construct roads, and to service manufacturing, agricultural processing, and high technology operations.

The financing mechanism allows for the capture of the incremental growth of local property taxes over a period of time to fund public infrastructure improvements. By leveraging future tax increments, the LDFA is able to finance these public improvements, which can lead to new development opportunities within the community.

Staff contact for the LDFA: Jon Stoppels, City Manager, (989) 224-8944 ext. 220, jstoppels@stjohnsmich.com 

Any other information required by MCL 125.4910(1) can be obtained at St. Johns City Offices, 100 E. State Street, Suite #1100, St. Johns, Michigan 48879.

Resolution Creating LDFA

TIF & Development Plan

Budget

Audit

Informational Meeting Minutes:

12/09/2019

08/21/2019