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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 05-14-2020

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10 THE VALLEY MAY 14-20, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION CITY OF WOONSOCKET NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE CHANGE The City of Woonsocket proposes to decrease its property tax levy to $51,545,776 in the 2020-2021 budget year; the property tax levy this year is $51,894,514. The FY 2020 and FY 2021 tax levies have excluded motor vehicle excise tax for the purpose of determining tax levy growth pursuant to current law. THIS IS A PROPOSED DECREASE OF (.67%). Without the exclusion of the motor vehicle excise tax, the result is a proposed decrease of (2.08%). It has been estimated that the proposed decrease in property tax revenues for FY 2021 will result in a tax rate of $23.85 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for residential real estate, $35.55 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for commercial/industrial real estate and the current property tax rate of $24.08 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for residential real estate, $35.94 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for commercial/industrial real estate and $46.58 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for tangible personal property. The proposed FY 2020-2021 motor vehicle levy includes taxes on motor vehicles at a tax rate of $35.00 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for, which includes the exemption amount provided by the state's motor vehicle excise tax phase-out legislation up to $4,000 as compared to the current motor vehicle excise tax rate of $35.00 per $1,000 of assessed valuation with an exemption amount up to $3,000. A property tax rate of $24.98 for residential real estate, $37.30 for commercial real estate and $48.33 for tangible personal property would be needed in the coming budget year to raise the maximum levy authorized by section 44-5-2 of the general laws. The City budget will be considered on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via dial in at +12532158782 / Meeting ID: 82796952067 / Password: 993729 or via Zoom at https:// us02web.zoom.us/j/82796952067 The above property tax estimates have been computed in a manner approved by the Rhode Island Department of Revenue. 1. General Government $ 1,725,629 $ 1,606,149 2. Financial Administration 1,822,600 1,725,846 3. Public Safety 18,608,916 19,161,142 4. Public Works 4,232,125 4,160,569 5. Health and Sanitation 2,149,000 2,179,903 6. Public Welfare 275,422 200,372 7. Debt Service 14,999,589 14,049,941 8. Fringe Benefits 16,117,731 16,621,339 9. Education 84,203,317 88,274,883 10. Library 1,122,011 1,161,787 11. Other 1,719,154 1,768,832 12. Capital Expenditures 1,255,789 1,263,907 TOTAl EXPENDITURES $ 148,231,283 $ 152,174,670 1 . Local Property $ 60,950,145 $ 59,875,256 2. Local Non-Property 1,533,186 1,570,206 3. Federal 280,000 303,056 4. State 76,499,252 82,019,676 5. Transfer from Fund Balance - - 6. All Other (Departmental) 8,968,700 8,406,476 TOTAL REVENUES $ 148,231,283 $ 152,174,670 CERTIFICATION CITY OF WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND REPORT TO TAXPAYERS ON CURRENT AND PROPOSED BUDGET This is to certify that the data contained in this report are accurate to the best of my knowledge. DATE: MAY 8, 2020 LISA BALDELLI-HUNT, MAYOR Function or Purpose of EXPENDITURES Appropriation Current Year 2019-2020 Proposed Budget Year 2020-2021 REVENUES Current Revenue Budget 2019-2020 Proposed Revenue Budget 2020-2021 Thundermist expands outdoor COVID-19 testing WOONSOCKET – The city announced on Tuesday that Thundermist Health Center is expanding its outdoor testing site at 450 Clinton St. The site, which was already open as an outdoor respirato- ry clinic, will now be able to conduct up to 170 tests per day. Walk-up and drive-thru options will be available. There is not out-of- pocket cost for testing. Appointments are required in advance. To make an appointment, contact Thundermist Health Center at 401-767-4100. ation card. He delivered the gift to the family's doorstep, and 15 minutes later, received a photo of the smiling graduate with her new care package from Hope's mother. Watts said he's especially honored to participate because he knows what it's like to work hard to graduate. "Being the only high school gradu- ate out of my own family out of five kids, I'm the only one who actually walked across the stage," he said. "I know what achievement feels like, and I know what the honor feels like to get to do so, and I feel bad that these kids won't get to experience that because of what's going on." As of last Friday, said Jones, more than 300 seniors had been "adopted" from the page, with more added every day. ADOPT From Page 5 Walid Saber, MD FACC, FSCAL, RPVI Chief of Cardiology - Landmark Clinical Assistant Professor Warren Alpert Medical School Ibrahim Elgabry, MD FACC Director of Cardiac Rehab - Landmark Clinical Assistant Professor Warren Alpert Medical School World Class Care . . . 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Without the exclusion of the motor vehicle excise tax, the result is a proposed decrease of (2.08%). It has been estimated that the proposed decrease in property tax revenues for FY 2021 will result in a tax rate of $23.85 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for residential real estate, $35.55 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for commercial/industrial real estate and the current property tax rate of $24.08 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for residential real estate, $35.94 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for commercial/industrial real estate and $46.58 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for tangible personal property. The proposed FY 2020-2021 motor vehicle levy includes taxes on motor vehicles at a tax rate of $35.00 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for, which includes the exemption amount provided by the state's motor vehicle excise tax phase-out legislation up to $4,000 as compared to the current motor vehicle excise tax rate of $35.00 per $1,000 of assessed valuation with an exemption amount up to $3,000. A property tax rate of $24.98 for residential real estate, $37.30 for commercial real estate and $48.33 for tangible personal property would be needed in the coming budget year to raise the maximum levy authorized by section 44-5-2 of the general laws. The City budget will be considered on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via dial in at +12532158782 / Meeting ID: 82796952067 / Password: 993729 or via Zoom at https:// us02web.zoom.us/j/82796952067 The above property tax estimates have been computed in a manner approved by the Rhode Island Department of Revenue. 1. General Government $ 1,725,629 $ 1,606,149 2. Financial Administration 1,822,600 1,725,846 3. Public Safety 18,608,916 19,161,142 4. Public Works 4,232,125 4,160,569 5. Health and Sanitation 2,149,000 2,179,903 6. Public Welfare 275,422 200,372 7. Debt Service 14,999,589 14,049,941 8. Fringe Benefits 16,117,731 16,621,339 9. Education 84,203,317 88,274,883 10. Library 1,122,011 1,161,787 11. Other 1,719,154 1,768,832 12. Capital Expenditures 1,255,789 1,263,907 TOTAl EXPENDITURES $ 148,231,283 $ 152,174,670 1 . Local Property $ 60,950,145 $ 59,875,256 2. Local Non-Property 1,533,186 1,570,206 3. Federal 280,000 303,056 4. State 76,499,252 82,019,676 5. Transfer from Fund Balance - - 6. All Other (Departmental) 8,968,700 8,406,476 TOTAL REVENUES $ 148,231,283 $ 152,174,670 CERTIFICATION CITY OF WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND REPORT TO TAXPAYERS ON CURRENT AND PROPOSED BUDGET This is to certify that the data contained in this report are accurate to the best of my knowledge. 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