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2015-08-27

Water District Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate

Public Announcement

The Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District will
hold a public hearing on a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2015
on 09/04/2015 at 9:00 AM at Bandera County River Authority and
Groundwater District, 440 FM 3240 Bandera, TX 78003. Your individual
taxes may increase or decrease, depending on the change in
the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in taxable
value of all other property and the tax rate that is adopted.
FOR the proposal: Don Sloan, Bob Williams, Jerry Sides
Neil Boultinghouse, Sid Gibson,
Don Kruckemeyer Karen Ripley
AGAINST the proposal: None
PRESENT and not voting: None
ABSENT: Sherry McLeod
The following table compares taxes on an average residence homestead in this
taxing unit last year to taxes proposed on the average residence homestead this
year.
Last Year This Year
Total tax rate (per $100 of value) $0.029839/$100 $0.034739/$100
Adopted Proposed
Difference in rates per $100 of value + $0.004900/$100
Percentage increase/decrease in rates (+/-) + 16.42%
Average appraised value $158,428 $160,535
General exemptions available
(excluding senior citizen's or disabled
person's exemptions) $6,485 $5,966
Average taxable value $151,943 $154,569
Tax on average residence homestead $45.34 $53.70
Annual increase/decrease in taxes if
proposed tax rate is adopted (+/-) + $8.36
and percentage of increase (+/-) + 18.44%
NOTICE OF TAXPAYERS' RIGHT TO ROLLBACK ELECTION
If taxes on the average residence homestead increase by more than
eight percent, the qualified voters of the district by petition may
require that an election be held to determine whether to reduce the
operation and maintenance tax rate to the rollback tax rate under
Section 49.236(d), Water Code.