City of Washington, PA
Washington County
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[Adopted 1-26-1984 by Ord. No. 1328 (Ch. 24, Part 5, of the 1986 Code of Ordinances)]
[Added 12-23-1986 by Ord. No. 1365; amended 12-30-1987 by Ord. No. 1385; 12-19-1988 by Ord. No. 1404; 12-28-1989 by Ord. No. 1422; 12-27-1990 by Ord. No. 1432; 11-26-1991 by Ord. No. 1438; 12-23-1992 by Ord. No. 1458; 12-16-1993 by Ord. No. 1473; 12-15-1994 by Ord. No. 1490; 12-21-1995 by Ord. No. 1515; 12-19-1996 by Ord. No. 1532; 12-18-1997 by Ord. No. 1573; 12-17-1998; by Ord. No. 1604; 12-16-1999 by Ord. No. 1635; 12-14-2000 by Ord. No. 1661; 12-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1689; 12-19-2002 by Ord. No. 1707; 12-11-2003 by Ord. No. 1722; 12-16-2004 by Ord. No. 1732; 12-22-2005 by Ord. No. 1751; 12-7-2006 by Ord. No. 1764; 12-6-2007 by Ord. No. 1785; 2-7-2008 by Ord. No. 1792; 12-18-2008 by Ord. No. 1808; 12-21-2009 by Ord. No. 1821; 12-6-2012 by Ord. No. 1852]
A. 
That be and the same are hereby set at the several rates herein fixed upon the valuation of all property within the City or hereafter legally assessed and subject to taxation for City purposes, for the fiscal year 2013, as follows:
(1) 
The tax rate for general revenue purposes for the fiscal year 2013 is hereby set at 1.73 mills on each dollar of said assessed value of buildings, which expressed in dollars and cents is $0.173 on each $100 of said assessed valuation; and 54.99 mills on each dollar of assessed value of land, which expressed in dollars and cents is $5.499 on each $100 of such assessed valuation. This rate is fixed and levy made under the authority of the Third Class City Code (53 P.S. § 37531 et seq.), as the same has been amended,[1] and is in support of appropriations for general operations of the City of Washington.
[1]
Editor's Note: See now 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12531 et seq.
(2) 
The tax rate for payment of debt service for fiscal year 2013 is hereby fixed at 0.69 mills on each dollar of said assessed valuation on buildings, which expressed in dollars and cents is $0.069 on each $100 of such assessed valuation; and 19.91 mills on each dollar of said assessed valuation on land, which expressed in dollars and cents is $1.991 on each $100 of such assessed valuation. This rate is fixed and levy made under the provisions of the Third Class City Code (53 P.S. § 37531 et seq.), as amended, and is in support of all appropriations heretofore made or set up in the 2011 budget for debt service.
(3) 
The tax rate for library purposes for fiscal year 2013 is hereby fixed at 0.02 mills on each dollar of said assessed valuation on buildings, which expressed in dollars and cents is $0.002 on each $100 of such assessed valuation; and 0.54 mills on each dollar of said assessed valuation of land, which expressed in dollars and cents is $0.054 on each $100 of such assessed valuation. This rate is fixed and levy made under the authority of the Act of 1961, June 14, P.L. 324, Article IV, §§ 401 and 404, as the same may have been amended (24 P.S. § 4401[2]).
[2]
Editor's Note: See now Public Library Code, Act 210 of 2012, 24 Pa.C.S.A. § 9301 et seq.
(4) 
The tax rate for recreation purposes for fiscal year 2013 is hereby fixed at 0.15 mills on each dollar of said assessed valuation on buildings, which expressed in dollars and cents is $0.015 on each $100 of such assessed valuation; and 4.31 mills on each dollar of said valuation on land, which expressed in dollars and cents is $0.431 on each $100 of such assessed valuation. This rate is fixed and levy made under the authority of the Third Class City Code (see 53 P.S. § 38709).[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: See now 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 13709.
(5) 
The tax rate for pension purposes for fiscal year 2013 is hereby fixed at 0.91 on each dollar of said assessed valuation on buildings, which expressed in dollars and cents is $0.091 on each $100 of such assessed valuation; and 27.88 on each dollar of said assessed valuation on land, which expressed in dollars and cents is $2.788 on each $100 of such assessed valuation. This rate is fixed and levy made under the authority of the Third Class City Code (53 P.S. §§ 39350, 39325 and 39380), as amended.[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: See now 11 Pa.C.S.A. §§ 14350, 14325, and 42010, respectively.
B. 
The total mills for all purposes for the year 2013 are 3.50 mills on buildings and 107.63 mills on land.
[Amended 4-24-1986 by Ord. No. 1356]
If the tax is not paid by July 1 each year, a ten-percent penalty on the amount of said tax due shall be added and collected.