What's coming from your wallet: See the breakdown here Dec 6, 2017 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save See what the taxing entities are in Lincoln. Taxing entities may vary depending on what part of the county you reside in. Ag Society Buy Now The Lancaster County Agricultural Society operates the fair and maintains the event center property. Journal Star file photo Ag Society JPA Buy Now Property tax dollars are being used to pay off the remaining $8 million in bonds for construction of the Lancaster Event Center. The event center hosts a variety of events, including horse shows. Journal Star file photo City of Lincoln Buy Now The City of Lincoln funds police and fire protection, libraries, health, Public Works (infrastructure) and numerous other programs. Journal Star file photo ESU 18 Educational Service Unit 18 is affiliated with Lincoln Public Schools and funds media services, teacher training, web access, testing, the Pathfinder program for students awaiting court decisions and Heritage School for fourth-graders. Courtesy photo Jail JPA city and jail JPA county Buy Now Property tax revenue is being used to pay off the $65 million bond issued to build the jail at Southwest 40th and West O streets. Two joint public agencies are involved, because voters did not approve bonds to do it in one package. Both the city and the county have jail JPAs. Journal Star file photo Lancaster County Buy Now Lancaster County offers the county court, clerk's office, jail operations, the county attorney and many other services. Journal Star file photo LPS Buy Now Lincoln Public Schools educates nearly 42,000 students. GWYNETH ROBERTS, Journal Star file photo Lower Platte South NRD The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District operates three trails, wetlands, flood-control dams, lakes and wildlife management areas, well permits and more. Courtesy photo Public Building Commission Buy Now The Public Building Commission uses property taxes to pay off bonds used to build some of the block-long building that houses the center of Lincoln and Lancaster County government on 10th Street. The commission also operates various other public buildings owned by the city and county. TED KIRK, Journal Star file photo Railroad Safety Transportation District Buy Now The Railroad Transportation Safety District uses property tax money to establish quiet zones where trains can't blow their horns and safer train crossings. Journal Star file photo SCC Buy Now Southeast Community College has campuses in Lincoln, Beatrice and Milford and learning centers in Nebraska City, Falls City, Hebron, Plattsmouth, Wahoo and York. Journal Star file photo Police and fire pensions Taxpayers are responsible for paying defined-benefit pension plans even if investments on the pension funds don't make enough money. The city broke out the property tax amount for the police and fire pensions separately for the first time last year in order to be more transparent, said Brandon Kauffman, city finance director. LPS 1999 bond The bonds voters approved in 1999 paid for the construction of Lincoln's newest high schools, Southwest and North Star. Taxpayers are still paying for building these high schools, for which $90 million in bonds were issued. Journal Star file photo 2006 LPS bond Former LPS superintendent Susan Gourley (right), shown with board members Kathy Danek and Barb Baier watching election results, helped lead approval of a $250 million Lincoln Public Schools bond issue in 2006 that resulted in new schools and many renovations to existing schools. Journal Star file photo 2014 LPS bond Buy Now Moore Middle School and the Career Academy were some of the many projects included in the 2014 bond issue for $153 million for Lincoln Public Schools. ERIC GREGORY, Journal Star file photo LPS Capital Purpose Fund The Qualified Capital Purpose Undertaking Fund is used to pay down the debt from Lincoln Public Schools' limited tax bond issues used for air quality, asbestos/mold abatement and prevention, elimination of accessibility barriers and life safety code projects. Tags Sweeps Taxes Property Taxes As featured on +2 What's that on your tax bill? A Lincoln homeowner with a $150,000 house pays about $116 a year to agencies overseen by boards not directly elected by voters. Above, the Lancaster County Fair, operated by the tax-funded Lancaster County Agricultural Society. 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