Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase


The EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #1  will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on tax roll in the preceding tax year by 0.006326% (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback 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 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., at 14151 Nunda Ave., Horizon City, TX 79928.

The second public hearing will be held on August 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., at 14151 Nunda Ave., Horizon City, TX 79928.

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

FOR:                                  Bill Mayberry, Allen Keys, Jose Berumen, and Jay Koester

AGAINST:                          NONE

PRESENT and not voting: NONE

ABSENT:                           Gerardo Sanchez

The  average taxable value of a residence homestead in EL PASO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #1 in 2017 was $119,960. Based on last year's tax rate of $0.099468 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $119.32.

If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.100000 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $127.50

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


                



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.