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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE

The EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENGY SERVICES DISTRICT No. 1 will hold public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues form on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 0.000041 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax rate 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 20, 2015 AT 6:30 p.m., at 14151 Ave., Horizon City TX 79928.

The second public hearing will be held on August 27, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., at 14151 Nunda Ave., Horizon City, TX 79928.

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

FOR:          Darryl Gelasco, James Bonneau, Montoya and Gerardo Sanchez

AGAINST: None

PRESENT and not voting: None

ABSENT:   Eric Shoppach and Marvin McLellan

The average value of a residence homestead in EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No.1 in 2014 was $113,506. Based on last year's tax rate of $0.10 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $113.50.

The average taxable value of a residence homestead in EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENCY DISTRICT No.1 in 2015 is $114,732. If the governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.099959 per $100 of taxable value. the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $114.68.

If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.10 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average would be $114.73.

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

WTCC: 08/12/15


NOTICE OF TAX REVENUE INCREASE

The EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No.1 conducted public hearings on August 20, 2015 and August 27, 2015 on a proposal to increase the total tax revenues of the EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No.1 from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 0.000041 percent.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised last year at last year's tax rate of $0.100000 for each $100 of taxable value was $1,600,629.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.100000 for each $100 of taxable value, excluding tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll year, is $1,700,641.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.100000 for each $100 of taxable value, including tax revenue to be raised form new property added to the tax roll this year, is $1,880,877.

The Board of EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No.1 is scheduled to vote on the tax rate that will result in that will result in that increase at a public meeting to be held on September 3, 2015 at 14151 Nunda Ave., Horizon City, TX 79928 at 6:30 PM.













WTCC: 08-27-15 and 09-03-15

                



The Horizon City Fire Department is currently operating out of a single station located at 14151 Nunda Dr. in central Horizon City. With the explosion of growth in Horizon City and the surrounding area, it will soon become necessary to build satellite stations in the surrounding 150+ square miles of territory for which we are responsible. We are able to do this with an entirely volunteer department. The men and women who volunteer countless hours for the safety of the people and property in the Horizon City area deserve the gratitude of the residents, If you see them, take some time thank them.    


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The Board of Commissioners meets on the 4th Thursday of each month in the Board Room located at 14151 Nunda Dr.

Meetings are open to the public.