2012: Money coming in

Property Taxes

The property taxes are split between school districts, the City of Madison, Dane County, Madison Area Technical College & the State of Wisconsin.

2012 Allocation of Total Tax Levy
  • School Districts $240,742,608 (45.8%)
  • City of Madison 186,737,361 (35.5%)
  • Dane County $57,814,046 (11.0%)
  • Madison Area Technical College $36,894,048 (7.0%)
  • State of Wisconsin $3,727,633 (0.7%)
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2012 Allocation of Total Tax Levy

Other Funding

Next, all other funding allocations are added in to the City of Madison's total funding.

2012 Funding Sources by Major Category
  • Property Taxes $186,737,360 (73.9%)
  • Intergovernmental Payments $32,704,936 (12.9%)
  • Local Revenues $31,340,528 (12.4%)
  • Other (Insurance Premium Stabilization Funds Applied) $2,022,402 (0.8%)
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2012 Funding Sources by Major Category

2012: Money going out

Funding Gets Divided Up

The City of Madison's funding is split up between city departments.

2012 Operating Budget Expenditures by Function & Department
  • Public Safety & Health $107,866,381 (42.7%)
  • Department of Public Works & Transportation $55,570,405 (22.0%)
  • Debt Service $27,020,831 (10.7%)
  • Administration $18,606,338 (7.4%)
  • Department of Planning & Development $18,002,772 (7.1%)
  • Library $12,136,283 (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous $12,005,653 (4.8%)
  • General Government $1,596,563 (0.7%)
  • Public Facilities $0 (0.0%)
Public Safety & Health
  • Police $60,721,601
  • Fire $42,688,339
  • Public Health Madison & Dane County $4,456,441
Department of Public Works & Transportation
  • Streets $23,534,930
  • Parks $14,490,320
  • Metro Transit $8,779,148
  • Traffic Engineering $5,168,961
  • Engineering $3,607,046
Administration
  • Information Technology $5,518,082
  • Finance $2,812,037
  • Attorney $2,618,388
  • Assessor $2,183,524
  • Clerk $1,796,500
  • Human Resources $1,719,991
  • Civil Rights $1,369,874
  • Treasurer $587,941
Department of Planning & Development
  • Community Development Division $6,741,939
  • Planning Division $4,281,326
  • Building Inspection Division $4,066,479
  • Economic Development Division $1,226,035
  • Community Development Block Grant $919,395
  • Office of the Director of Planning $593,339
  • CDA Housing Operations $174,258
General Government
  • Mayor $1,114,792
  • Common Council $393,411
  • Municipal Court $88,359
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2012 Operating Budget Expenditures by Function & Department