The following list shows how dependent some local taxing
units are on Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
The list shows the percentage of each unitís property tax collection, known
as the levy, that comes just from Bethlehem, followed by the dollar amount
each local unit is expected to get from Bethlehem this year.
Burns Harbor: 85 percent ($1.2 million)
Westchester Public Library: 49 percent ($809,936)
Duneland Schools: 40 percent ($13.6 million)
County Airport: 17 percent ($80,972)
County government: 17 percent ($4.03 million)
Dune Acres: 10 percent ($10,835)
Portage Schools: 5 percent ($376,467)
Portage city: 3 percent ($244,430)
Chesterton: 1 percent ($1,550)
Porter: 1 percent ($1,125)
In addition, Westchester Township is expected to get $19,691 in property
taxes from Bethlehem and Portage Township, $18,076.