Local Government

Stroud has a city manager and a council form of government with comprehensive city plans and zoning. Stroud is a Capital Improvements Planning city, an Enterprise Zone, and a Certified city.

Utilities

Public Safety

The city is appreciative of its 23 volunteer fire personnel. Because of their dedication to training, the city's fire insurance has a classification of 5. The city also has 8 full-time police officers and 3 reserve officers.

Tax Structure

Sales Tax Rates (2019)
City4.00%
County1.00%
State4.50%
Total9.50%

Please note: 1% of city sales tax is for the street fund.

Property Tax Distribution (2019)
County
11.53%
School
68.74%
Career Tech School
16.85%
County Health Department
2.88%
Total
100%
Fractional Assessment Percentage (2016)
Real Property
11.00%
Personal Property
12.00%

Source: Lincoln Co. Assessor
Property Tax FAQs.

Also, see page 17 of the state
Tax Education Series (PDF).