How much each household contributes to the library’s tax levy is based on assessed property value. The following table illustrates what a 4% increase would mean for a range of property values, as well as the new annual totals for these properties. The average and median property values in the school district are $352,072 and $225,000, respectively.
|Town of Skaneateles*
Assessed Property Value
|Current 2022-23 library levy||$37.30||$74.60||$149.20|
|Increase per household||$1.49||$2.98||$5.97|
|Total per property with 4% increase||$38.79||$77.58||$155.17|
* Values vary slightly but are very similar for the municipalities of Owasco, Spafford, Skaneateles Falls and Sennett—portions of which are also in the Skaneateles School District.