Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
County Name: WEBSTER COUNTY County Number: 94

The County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year County budget as follows:
Meeting Date: 2/4/2020      Meeting Time: 10:03 AM      Meeting Location: 701 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, IA
Contact Person: Doreen Pliner      Contact Phone Number: (515) 573-7175

At the public hearing any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of the proposed tax levy. After adoption of the proposed tax levy, the Board will publish notice and hold a hearing on the proposed county budget.

County Website                               County Telephone Number                (515) 573-7175

    Current Year
Property Tax
FY 2019/2020
Budget Year
Property Tax
FY 2020/2021
Budget Year
Property Tax
FY 2020/2021
Taxable Valuations-General Services 1 1,889,527,940 1,991,450,367 1,911,450,367  
Requested Tax Dollars-General Basic 2 6,613,348   6,936,222  
Requested Tax Dollars-General Supplemental 3 3,002,459   3,218,184  
Requested Tax Dollars-General Services Total 4  9,615,807  9,615,807  10,154,406  5.6
Estimated Tax Rate-General Services 5  5.089  4.82854  5.099  
Taxable Valuations-Rural Services 6  1,044,465,893  1,105,968,648  1,105968,648  
Requested Tax Dollars-Rural Basic 7  3,825,200    3,901,725  
Requested Tax Dollars-Rural Supplemental 8  0    0  
Requested Tax Dollars-Rural Services Total 9  3,825,200  3,825,200  3,901,725
Estimated Tax Rate-Rural Services 10 3.66235 3.45869 3.52788  

Explanation of significant increases in the budget (explanation required if Proposed Percentage Change is greater than 2%):
Cost of Living Increases, Increased Insurance Costs, Economic Development, General Election Costs
If applicable, the above notice is also available online at:

The above tax rates do not include county voted levies, mental health and disabilities services levy, debt service levy and the rates of other local jurisdictions.
Regarding proposed maximum dollars, the Board of Supervisors cannot adopt a higher tax asking for these levies following the public hearing.
Budget year effective property tax rate is the rate that would be assessed for these levies if the dollars requested is not changed in the coming year.