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FIN-5.05 - FY 2008-09 Tax Levy

FY 2008-09 TAX LEVY

Binding City Policy

BCP-FIN-5.05 


 

PURPOSE

 

Section 1.  The Council finds:

 

1.  The FY 2008-09 budget for the City was adopted and appropriations made by the Council on June 26, 2008 by ordinance.

 

2.  The City has approved and certified tax increment collections, which will be used to pay urban renewal debt service requirements.

 

3.  In no case will an urban renewal district receive more than the amount of tax increment revenue allowed under the statutory formula outlined in ORS 457.440.

 

4.  In addition to the Notice of Property Tax and Certification of Intent to Impose a Tax, Fee, Assessment, or Charge on Property (Form LB-50), the Department of Revenue has issued a Notice to Assessor (Form UR-50), on which the City is required to categorize urban renewal levies by option selected: 1, 2, 3, Window, or New. Form UR-50 also requires the City to certify the Amount from Division of Tax and the Special Levy Amount.

 

5.  Collection of tax levy revenues is contingent on the actual assessed value.

 

6.  The City will certify and collect property tax revenues based upon the assessed values as determined by the respective County Assessors of Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties.

 


 

POLICY

 

NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:

 

a.  Taxes are hereby categorized and levied for municipal purposes for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, on all taxable property, both real and personal, within the corporate limits of the City as follows:

 

i.  For General Government, the permanent tax rate of $4.5770 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

 

ii.  For General Government, to be credited to the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund, the amount of $111,152,436.

 

iii.  Excluded from Limitation, for bonded indebtedness the estimated amount of $8,105,449.

 

b.  The Chief Administrative Officer of the Office of Management and Finance is hereby directed to certify on Form LB-50 the tax levies made in Section 1.a of this ordinance to the Assessors of Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties.

 

c.  In order to continue the City's active urban renewal districts and provide for potential future tax revenue for obligations of the Waterfront Renewal Bond Sinking Fund, the Central Eastside Industrial District Debt Fund, the Airport Way Debt Service Fund, the South Park Block Redemption Fund, the Convention Center Area Debt Service Fund, the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Area Debt Redemption Fund, the River District Urban Renewal Area Debt Redemption Fund, the Interstate Corridor Debt Service Fund, the North Macadam Urban Renewal Area Debt Redemption Fund, the Willamette Industrial Urban Renewal Area Debt Service Fund, and the Gateway URA Debt Redemption Fund, the Assessors of Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties are hereby requested to implement the procedures specified in ORS 457.420 through ORS 457.440 and other applicable state law relative to tax increment financing of urban renewal indebtedness, subject to the certifications contained in Section 1.d of this ordinance.

 

d.  The Chief Administrative Officer of the Office of Management and Finance is hereby directed to certify that the City requests that tax increment revenue be collected for urban renewal bonded indebtedness and other indebtedness in FY 2008-09 for Airport Way, Central Eastside Industrial District, Convention Center, South Park Blocks, Downtown Waterfront, Lents Town Center, River District, North Macadam, Interstate Corridor, Willamette Industrial Area, and Gateway Regional Center debt service requirements as outlined below. On Form UR-50, the following amounts will be certified for urban renewal collections:

 

Tax Increment Authority

for FY 2008-09 by Plan Area

Amount from

Division of Tax

Special Levy

Estimated

Division of Tax

Amount of Special Levy Estimated Collections

Part 1: Option One Plans (must be existing plan)

 

 

 

 

 

     Not Applicable to Portland

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2: Option Two Plans (must be existing plan)

 

 

 

 

 

     Not Applicable to Portland

 

 

 

 

 

Part 3: Option Three Plans (must be existing plan)

 

 

 

 

 

     South Park Blocks

$5,660,000

Yes

$5,660,000

$2,725,000

$8,385,000

     Airport Way

$2,540,000

Yes

$2,540,000

$2,500,708

$5,040,708

     Convention Center

$5,740,000

Yes

$5,740,000

$6,181,160

$11,921,160

     Downtown Waterfront

$7,710,000

Yes

$7,710,000

$3,593,132

$11,303,132

Part 4: Window Plans

 

 

 

 

 

     Lents Town Center

100.0%

No

$7,975,223

$0

$7,975,223

     Gateway Regional Center

100.0%

No

$2,430,945

$0

$2,430,945

     River District

100.0%

No

$23,029,474

$0

$23,029,474

     Macadam

100.0%

No

$7,328,937

$0

$7,328,937

     Interstate Corridor

100.0%

No

$10,641,314

$0

$10,641,314

Part 5: New Plans          

     Willamette Industrial Area

100.0%

No

$433,149

$0

$433,149

     Central Eastside Industrial District

100.0%

No

$4,987,914

$0

$4,987,914

Urban Renewal Totals

 

 

$78,476,956

$15,000,000

$93,476,956

 

e.  Collection of the tax increment revenues is contingent on actual assessed value growth.

 

f.  The actions to certify and levy taxes contained in this ordinance are binding City policy.

 

Section 2.  The Council declares that an emergency exists because it is necessary to certify the above amounts to the county assessors by July 15, 2008; therefore, this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after July 1, 2008.

 


HISTORY

 

Emergency Ordinance No. 181985, passed by City Council June 26, 2008 and effective July 1, 2008.