This site provides information for taxpayers of Inver Grove Heights Schools regarding how the district's proposed referendum will affect their property taxes. The site was prepared by the school district's municipal advisors, Ehlers, in cooperation with the school district. If you have questions about the information on this site, you may call Ehlers at the numbers listed below.
The district will be holding a special election on November 7, 2017, seeking voter approval of two questions.
Question 1 would revoke the district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $562.13 per pupil and replace it with a new authority of $819.00 per pupil, resulting in an increase of $256.87 per pupil. The proposed authority would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for 10 years, beginning with taxes payable in 2018. If approved, this would increase the district’s revenue by approximately $984,000 for fiscal year 2018-19.
Question 2 would authorize a capital project levy of 2.1724% times the net tax capacity of the school district. The revenue raised by this authorization will provide funds for the purchase of textbooks, curriculum materials, musical instruments, classroom furnishings, equipment, technology and software for student achievement. The proposed capital project levy authorization would raise approximately $638,000 for taxes payable in 2018, the first year it is to be levied, and would be authorized for ten years.
For additional information on how the funds would be used, click on the "Return to School District Website" button above.
To determine the estimated impact of the proposed ballot questions on your 2018 taxes, either view the tax impact for sample property types and values here or follow the instructions below.
The 2017 Payable 2018 Estimated Market Value (EMV) is listed on the “Valuation Notice” mailed by your county in March 2017 (see example below). If you don't have that document available, find the information online using the instructions below or contact Dakota County and ask for the 2017 EMV for taxes payable in 2018.
Property tax information – (651) 438-4576
If you own a RESIDENTIAL HOMESTEAD property, enter the Estimated Market Value below to see the estimated tax impact.
If you own COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL property, enter the Estimated Market Value below to see the estimated tax impact.
If you own other types of property, either view the tax impact for sample property types and values here or contact Ehlers.
Click the links below for information regarding how state and federal programs may reduce the net impact of the proposed property tax increases for some taxpayers.
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