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2007 News Archive

12/21/2007 | General Government Departments

General Government Departments receive income from property taxes, loans, grants, impact and other fees, resale of capital equipment and donations. These funds are then used to cover day-to-day operating expenses, large capital purchases or projects, and to pay down General Government debt.

General Government Departments in the Village of Pleasant Prairie include: Police, Fire & Rescue, Parks, Public Works, Municipal Court, Public Safety Communications, Information Technology, Finance, Engineering, Community Development, Human Resources, Building Inspection, Administration and Assessing.

The 2008 Village budget will result in a property tax increase. For an average valued home, the Village portion of your property tax bill will increase 5%, which equates to about $47 extra dollars for the year. The table in the PDF below shows you what your increase will help cover in 2008. It also shows other General Government projects/expenses for 2008, why the projects are included in the budget and how they are funded.

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