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City Government

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City Government:

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm and Friday 7:30 am - 11:30 am 

Date of Incorporation - September 23, 1950

Form of Government - Council/City Manager
Date Present Charter Adopted - August 11, 1986

Date Charter Amended - May 3, 1993; May 9, 1995; November 5, 2013
Number of Employees - 88 (83 full-time/5 part-time)
Fire Protection - 1 central station, 16 fire fighters/paramedics
Police Protection - 1 central station, 19 police officers

Taxation

  • Municipal Sales Tax - 1.0%
  • Economic Development 4B - 0.125%
  • Public Transportation Tax - 0.50%
  • Crime Control and Prevention District- 0.375%
  • State - 6.25%
  • Total - 8.25%

Ad Valorem Tax: (Per $100 valuation): 0.528094 (FY 2013-2014)