2016 City of La Crosse Budget Impact Items:

  • Slightly lower City tax rate at $12.236 per $1,000 of assessed value
  • Continues operation of the main library and two branches
  • Provides for street maintenance and sweeping of over 225 center line miles
  • Provides Fire Department average response times of 2 minutes and 30 seconds to all incidents
  • Funds $40.4 million in capital equipment and projects for emergency communications, parks, street improvements, water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, airport, and TID projects
  • Provides weekly residential garbage collection and biweekly recycling collection
  • Maintains a 1,560 acre park system with 47 park sites, 12 athletic fields, ice arena, 35 miles of trails, 5 boat ramps, and 2 public beaches
  • Provides MTU bus service operating 7 days per week with 9 fixed routes and no increase in fares
  • Provides an additional Bus Circulator Route to enhance Transit Service


2016 Tax Bill Insert