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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Coralville City Budget: First of Two Hearings Held

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Coralville’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget covers City operations and projects from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. 

Maximum Property Tax Levy
All cities in Iowa must pass an additional resolution each budget year establishing their maximum property tax dollars for levy. That resolution (number 2022-14) was passed unanimously by the City Council at its regular meeting at 6:30 pm on February 8, 2022. The City Council did not propose a change to the property tax levy rate this year.  View resolution

Proposed FY2023 Budget Presentation 
At the same City Council meeting on February 8, 2022, the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget was presented to the public. 

Video not displaying correctly? Watch video: "Proposed City of Coralville City Budget for Fiscal Year 2023" at https://youtu.be/iSroaLDSus4.

Rate Changes
The proposed FY2023 budget includes a water rate increase for both residential and commercial rates beginning July 1, 2022. This will finance future water system improvements and capacity, and is the first of several anticipated increases.

Water RateCurrent Monthly RateProposed Monthly Rate
Residential (first 200 cubic feet)$7.00$7.44
Residential (each additional 100 cubic feet)$1.80$1.92
Commercial (first 200 cubic feet)$12.00$12.80
Commercial (each additional 100 cubic feet)$1.80$1.92


The proposed FY2023 budget also includes a solid waste rate increase beginning July 1, 2022, to fund increased operating costs and compensate for lower values for recyclable materials. This is the first of several anticipated increases.

Cart SizeCurrent Monthly FeeProposed Monthly Fee
35-gallon$17.17$18.92
65-gallon$20.00$21.75


Public Hearing for Budget
Learn more about the City’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year at any of the following City Council meetings at Coralville City Hall, 1512 7th Street:

  • Tuesday, February 22, at 6:30 pm: A public hearing for the proposed budget will be held.
  • Tuesday, March 8, at 6:30 pm: The City Council will vote on adopting the budget.

Once approved, the budget will be officially filed with the State and the Johnson County Auditor by March 31, 2022.

Anyone is welcome to attend the City Council meeting and participate in public hearings or speak during community comments. Coralville City Council meetings are open to all individuals regardless of language spoken or disability. Any person requiring a reasonable accommodation to participate should contact the City Clerk’s office at 319.248.1700 or tjohnson@coralville.org at least two business days prior to the meeting. Or, submit written comments to the City Clerk’s office at 1512 7th Street, Coralville, Iowa or by email at tjohnson@coralville.org no later than 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting.

Learn More
Detailed information about the proposed budget was published in the spring 2022 Connection magazine, which was mailed to all Coralville addresses and is available at www.coralville.org/connection. Watch City Council meetings live on CoralVision Mediacom channel 118-8 digital, or live and on demand at www.coralville.org/coralvision.

For more information, please contact Tony Roetlin, Director of Finance, at 319.248.1700 or troetlin@coralville.org.

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