Pursuant to A.R.S. § 9-499.15, the City of Scottsdale hereby gives notice that for fiscal year 2023/24, it may increase its primary property tax levy over last year. The increase in the tax levy is due to 1) tort liability claim payments; 2) the 2 percent statutory adjustment; and 3) new construction. The primary tax rate of $0.4970 may increase to a rate of up to $0.5150 per $100 of assessed valuation to support its budget expenditures.
Additionally, the City hereby gives notice that it may decrease the tax levies for the Municipal Streetlight Improvement Districts (SLIDs).Links to the schedule of property tax levies and rates and written report supporting the proposed possible increase in the primary property tax levy, and the schedule and written report supporting the proposed decreased tax levies for the SLIDs are included below (scroll down).
This notice does not mean that the City is increasing the primary property tax levy and rate but that the City Council may discuss a possible primary property tax levy increase and increased rate of up to $0.5150 during the City Council Tentative Budget Meeting that is presently scheduled for the 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2023 City Council meeting at Scottsdale City Hall Kiva Forum, 3939 N. Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale, Arizona.
A SLIDs Public Hearing and Truth in Taxation Hearing are presently scheduled for the 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2023 City Council meeting at Scottsdale City Hall Kiva Forum, 3939 N. Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Formal adoption of the SLIDs ordinance and Property Tax levies is planned to take place after the Public Hearing at the 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 27, 2023 City Council Meeting at Scottsdale City Hall Kiva Forum, 3939 N. Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale, Arizona, and which is no sooner than 60 days after the posting of this notice.
The meetings listed are also broadcast electronically through Cox Cable Channel 11 and streamed online at ScottsdaleAZ.gov (search “live stream”). Please check the City Council website for the specific agenda for these meetings and the latest updates regarding meetings and the opportunity for public participation and comment.
Schedule of property levies and tax rates and written report of possible increase in primary property tax levy for FY 2023/24 (PDF)
Schedule and written report of possible decrease in Municipal Streetlight Improvement Districts proposed tax levy for FY 2023/24 (PDF)