The City Budget is prepared annually by Staff, and is approved by the Governing Body. The goal of the City's Adopted Budget is to evaluate and direct City departments, helping them make strategic decisions regarding resource allocation, program evaluations, financial management and long-range planning.
The 2021 Adopted Budget Book can be viewed by clicking the cover on the right. Previous adopted budgets are available by clicking the covers below.
In addition to the annual Budget Book, City Staff also produce the Budget 101 document, which provides concise information. Click the link above to view.
2021 Adopted Budget
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
The City of Andover annually publishes the CAFR which is the audited financials of the City including a 10-year comparative history. CAFRs dating back to 2010 are available online. See the most recent CAFR below. 2019 CAFR
Property Tax Rates The 2021 certified mill levy for the City of Andover is 42.311 mills. To better understand the your property tax rates, check out the city's Property Tax 101 sheet. For a complete listing of property tax rates for all of the taxing jurisdictions in Butler County, click here.
City Sales Tax The current sales tax rate for Andover is 7.50%:
1.0% City street maintenance
For a listing of area city sales tax rates, click here.
Appropriation Ordinance The City Council approves all payments made by the City of Andover via the Appropriation Ordinance. This ordinance is a reoccurring item on the City Council’s consent agenda. The Appropriation Ordinance is the mechanism by which authorization is given by the City Council to pay for the expenses incurred from the treasury since the last City Council meeting. Effective January 1, 2014 in an effort to offer maximum transparency, the City is publishing the approved Appropriation Ordinance after each City Council meeting. These Appropriation Ordinances can be found on any City Council consent agenda; City Council agendas can be found here.