Oct 27, 2015

RARA Millage Renewal - Vote Nov 3rd

Q.  When will the millage renewal appear on the ballot?
A.  This November 3rd.
Many voters will start to receive absentee ballots soon if they have been requested.

Q.  Will my property tax rate go up if this proposal passes?
A.  No. RARA is not asking for an increase in the millage rate. This is a renewal only. The RARA millage has been renewed three times since 1976.

Q.  How much do I pay in taxes for RARA?
A.  A home with a market value of $200,000 (taxable value of $100,000) would pay $19.48 per year (less than 20 cents for each $1,000 of taxable value).

Q.  What does this millage pay for?
A.  Last year alone RARA had 1,578 separate activities with over 20,000 participants. These activities include; sports leagues, fitness classes, dance lessons, special events, camps, special needs services & performing arts programs for youth and adults.

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