Citizens provide values and elect representatives City council provides policy Staff provides service to citizens
What does city government provide? Safety Police Fire response Emergency medical Community health Code enforcement Building inspection Animal control
What does city government provide? Safety Infrastructure Streets Lights Parks Water supply Sewer Storm drainage
What does city government provide? Safety Infrastructure Regulation Ordinances Municipal code Policy Municipal court
What does city government provide? Safety Infrastructure Regulation Incentive Development programs Marketing community Event sponsorship Planning
What does city government provide? A safe place where people can successfully live, work, and play!
How do citizens engage with their city government? Talk with a council member Attend open meetings o City council o Planning commission o Special issue meetings Talk with city administration Use city services Participate in community activities o Clean up of public spaces o Parades o Fund raisers
Citizens define the values for the community! Values become policy and set the tax burden.
Taxes and charges pay for the city services that allow citizens to successfully live, work, and play! How is our community put together?
What revenue types support Tonganoxie government? Taxes Service Charges FeesMisc.
How is the money divided for city services? InfrastructureSafetyReg.Incentive