Your property tax bill consists of ten various taxing agencies all with different permanent tax rates. These agencies include your local and community college schools, the County, the City, TVF&R, Port of Portland, Metro, and Vector Control.
Oregon property tax rates are expressed in a rate per $1000 of Assessed Value and are grouped into three categories: (1) educational agencies, (2) general government agencies, and (3) bonded debt that is voter approved.
For FY 2011-12, the total property tax rate for West Linn residents and businesses is $18.5007 (per $1,000 of Assessed Value) of which $2.4180 or 13% is allocated to the City of West Linn. Below is a one-page summary that you can download for more detailed information on all of the various agency's property tax rates.