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.

2013 Allocation of Total Tax Levy
  • School Districts $245,501,236 (45.4%)
  • City of Madison $193,400,073 (35.8%)
  • Dane County $59,610,598 (11.0%)
  • Madison Area Technical College $38,665,632 (7.1%)
  • State of Wisconsin $3,682,127 (0.7%)
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2013 Allocation of Total Tax Levy

Other Funding

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

2013 Funding Sources by Major Category
  • Property Taxes $193,400,074 (72.4%)
  • Local Revenues $36,275,933 (13.6%)
  • Intergovernmental Payments $34,247,262 (12.8%)
  • Other $3,200,670 (1.2%)
    • Insurance Premium Stabilization Funds Applied $2,040,670
    • Fund Balance Applied $1,160,000
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2013 Funding Sources by Major Category

Money going out

Funding Gets Divided Up

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

2013 Operating Budget Expenditures by Function & Department
  • Public Safety & Health $112,746,610 (42.2%)
  • Department of Public Works & Transportation $57,890,733 (21.7%)
  • Debt Service $34,431,480 (12.9%)
  • Administration $18,890,422 (7.1%)
  • Department of Planning & Development $18,271,632 (6.8%)
  • Library $13,839,511 (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous $9,273,630 (3.5%)
  • General Government $1,779,922 (0.7%)
  • Public Facilities $0 (0.0%)
Public Safety & Health
  • Police $63,498,991
  • Fire $44,647,318
  • Public Health Madison & Dane County $4,600,301
Department of Public Works & Transportation
  • Streets $23,482,276
  • Parks $14,338,637
  • Metro Transit $11,235,452
  • Traffic Engineering $5,226,186
  • Engineering $3,608,182
Administration
  • Information Technology $5,773,334
  • Finance $3,176,262
  • Attorney $2,756,188
  • Assessor $2,324,559
  • Human Resources $1,689,933
  • Civil Rights $1,345,949
  • Clerk $1,257,094
  • Treasurer $567,103
Department of Planning & Development
  • Community Development Division $5,135,877
  • Planning Division $4,250,545
  • Building Inspection Division $4,133,254
  • Community Development Block Grant $2,696,507
  • Economic Development Division $1,283,803
  • Office of the Director of Planning $575,402
  • CDA Housing Operations $196,244
General Government
  • Mayor $1,284,192
  • Common Council $402,785
  • Municipal Court $92,945
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2013 Operating Budget Expenditures by Function & Department