Statements required in notice if the proposed tax rate exceeds the no-new-revenue tax rate but does not exceed the voter-approval tax rate, as prescribed by Tax Code §26.06(b-2).
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE
A tax rate of $0.607987 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of CITY OF BROWNSVILLE.
PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.607987 per $100 NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE $0.549227 per $100 VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE $0.607987 per $100
The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2023 tax year that will raise the same amount of property tax revenue for CITY OF BROWNSVILLE from the same properties in both the 2022 tax year and the 2023 tax year.
The voter-approval rate is the highest tax rate that CITY OF BROWNSVILLE may adopt without holding an election to seek voter approval of the rate.
The proposed tax rate is greater than the no-new-revenue tax rate. This means that CITY OF BROWNSVILLE is proposing to increase property taxes for the 2023 tax year.
A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WILL BE HELD ON August 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM., in the Commission Chambers, on the Second Floor of the Brownsville City Hall – Old Federal Building, located at 1001 East Elizabeth Street,
Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, 78520.
Meeting number: 2533 963 9032
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The proposed tax rate is not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, CITY OF BROWNSVILLE is not required to hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax rate. However, you may express your support for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by contacting the members of the City Secretary of CITY OF BROWNSVILLE at their offices or by attending the public hearing mentioned above.
YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE TAX RATES MENTIONED ABOVE CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:
Property tax amount = ( tax rate ) x ( taxable value of your property ) / 100
(List names of all members of the governing body below, showing how each voted on the proposal to conduct a public hearing to consider a possible tax increase or, if one or more were absent, indicating absences.)
FOR the proposed hearing: Commissioners Tino Villarreal, Bryan L. Martinez, Linda C. Macias, Roy De Los Santos, Pedro Cardenas, Rose M.Z. Gowen, M.D; Mayor John F. Cowen.
AGAINST the proposed hearing: None
PRESENT and not voting: None
Total tax rate (per $100 of value)
Average homestead taxable value
Tax on average homestead