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Special City Council Meeting

Monday
September 27, 2017
6:00 PM

Agenda

NOTICE OF TAX REVENUE INCREASE

The City of Bells conducted public hearings on August 23, 2017 and August 28, 2017 on a proposal to increase the total tax revenues of the City of Bells from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 8.00 percent.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised last year at last year's tax rate of $0.556339 for each $100 of taxable value was $269,159.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.537522 for each $100 of taxable value, excluding tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year, is $289,783.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.537522 for each $100 of taxable value, including tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year, is $295,773.

The City Council of the City of Bells is scheduled to vote on the tax rate that will result in that tax increase at a public meeting to be held on September 27, 2017, at Bells City Hall, 203 S. Broadway, Bells, Texas at 6:00 p.m.

The City Council of the City of Bells proposes to use the increase in total tax revenue for the purpose of maintenance and operations.


The City of Bells is looking for Volunteers to serve on the Planning and Zoning Board. Please City Hall for more information.