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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING on TAX INCREASE
Monday, August 8, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase

 

The Montgomery County Emergency Service District No. 8 will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 7.99 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax calculated under Chapter 26, Tax Code). Your individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate, or even 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.

 

The first public hearing will be held on August 15, 2016 at 5:00 PM at SOUTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY FD STATION # 11-3, 27900 ROBINSON RD., CONROE, TX.

 

The second public hearing will be held on August 23, 2016 at 6:30 PM at SOUTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY FD STATION # 11-3, 27900 ROBINSON RD., CONROE, TX.


The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows:

FOR:

JAMES KELLY

LEAH GRAY

 

RODNEY OTTO

JOHN RODRIGUEZ

 

GEORGE BIERNESSER

 

AGAINST:

NONE

 

PRESENT and not voting:

NONE

 

ABSENT:

NONE

 


The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Montgomery County Emergency Service District No. 8 last year was $227,325. Based on last year's tax rate of $0.0926 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $210.50.


The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Montgomery County Emergency Service District No. 8 this year is $241,422. If the governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.0839 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $202.55.


If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.0906 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $218.73.


Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings and express their views.



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