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File #: 0085X-2022    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/9/2022 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action: 7/14/2022
Title: To adopt the 2023 Tax Budget and to authorize and direct the City Auditor to submit said budget to the County and to declare an emergency.
Attachments: 1. 2022 Tax Budget Document FINAL

Explanation

Passage of this resolution and the filing of this tax budget with the Franklin, Fairfield, and Delaware County Budget Commissions will entitle the City of Columbus to participate in "local government funds" which are monies collected by the State of Ohio and shared with its various political subdivisions via the counties.

 

This tax budget will also establish the property tax rates for the City of Columbus for calendar year 2023.

 

EMERGENCY ACTION is requested as the Tax Budget must be approved by Council and submitted to the County Budget Commissions prior to July 20, 2022.

 

Title

 

To adopt the 2023 Tax Budget and to authorize and direct the City Auditor to submit said budget to the County and to declare an emergency.

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, under Section 5705.28 R.C. of Ohio, the City of Columbus is required to adopt a tax budget on or before July 20, 2022 and

 

WHEREAS, under Section 5705.30 R.C. of Ohio, the tax budget so adopted must be submitted to the Auditors of Franklin County, Fairfield County and Delaware County, Ohio on or before July 20, 2022 and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation for the City of Columbus in that it is necessary to provide for the filing of this tax budget in order to preserve the public peace, property, health, safety and welfare of the City and its inhabitants; now, therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS, FRANKLIN, FAIRFIELD, AND DELAWARE COUNTIES, STATE OF OHIO:

 

Section 1.                     That the annual tax budget on file in the City Clerk's Office with this resolution and marked "Exhibit A", is the annual tax budget for the City of Columbus setting forth in itemized form, the estimated amount of money for the year 2023 and the same is hereby adopted.

 

Section 2.                     That the City Auditor be and he is hereby authorized to certify a copy of this tax budget to the Auditors of Franklin County, Fairfield County and Delaware County, Ohio.

 

Section 3.                     That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto which is made a part hereof this resolution is declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its adoption and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after adoption if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.