Your city taxes fund the services and infrastructure you depend on every day, such as good roads and the police, fire and emergency medical services that respond in a crisis and keep our community safe. These funds also provide for innovative library programs that encourage life-long learning, as well as superior park and recreation amenities that promote active lifestyles and provide beautiful green space for recreation and play. For 2021, the average NRH homeowner paid $1,260 in property taxes to the city. The following chart shows how the tax payment is distributed to provide city services.
|City Service||Annual ||Monthly||Percent|
|Public Safety||$ 636.41||$ 53.03||50.5%|
|Public Works (Streets)||$ 296.15||$ 24.68||23.5%|
|City Facilities||$ 155.01||$ 12.92||12.3%|
|Library ||$ 51.67||$ 4.31|| 4.1%|
|Parks||$ 44.11||$ 3.68|| 3.5%|
|Neighborhood Services||$ 44.11||$ 3.68|| 3.5%|
|General Government*||$ 32.76||$ 2.72|| 2.6%|
* General Government includes financial management, information technology, planning, communications and other administrative services.
Property taxes fund about 40% of the city’s daily operations, with sales tax contributing about 21%. Franchise fees, permits, fines, charges for service, grants and other sources also help fund your city services.