Considerations: My Fair Share

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Let's have a discussion! This month's topic is My Fair Share. Where do local taxes go? Why do I have to pay for services I don't use? What's my fair share to be considered a responsible Oshkosh community member?

Room opens at 6 p.m. for social time and refreshments. Discussion begins at 6:15.
First Floor Reading Room


This month's readings:

Why Community Engagement Matters

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities

Tax rates for every city in Wisconsin

Universe of Obligation

IN MOST STATES, STATE AND LOCAL TAX SYSTEMS WORSEN INEQUALITY  Scroll down to the bottom and you'll find Wisconsin is rated #34.  

City of Oshkosh budget 2018 pdf.  Specifically:

  • City Manager's 2018 Budget Message
  • Table II - Revenues - Sources of Funds 10
  •  Table III - Expenditures - Use of Funds 11
  • Table IV - Use of Funds by Function

February's topic: Love Your Neighbors.

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