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+ Page 4A Hays Free Press August 23, 2017 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX RATE , Sunfield Municipal Utility District No. 1 (the "District") will hold a public heating on a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2017 on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. at the offices of Murfee Engineering Company, 1101 S. Capital of Texas Highway, Suite D110, Austin, Texas 78746. 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 aU other property and the tax rate that is adopted. [:~i ~R theproposaii Directors Jimmy "Chip" Wray, Jr., ..... ~:;:~ ;~g .... Tara Hayes, and Cynthia Schultz. AGAINST the proposal: None. } ,' PRESENT and not voting: None. Directors Matt Rutherford and Leisha Ehlert. ! The following table compares taxes on an average residence homestead in this taxing unit last year to taxes proposed 0n the average residence homestead this year. ABSENT: . Last Year This Year Total tax rate (per $100 of value) $0.90/$100 ,$0.90/$100 Adopted Proposed Difference in rates per $100 of value Percentage increase/decrease in rates (+/-) n/a n/a Average appraised value $225,849 $243,664 General exemptions available (excluding senior citizen's or disabled person's exemptions) $ -0- $ -0- Average taxable value $225,849 $243,664 Tax on average residence homestead $2,032.64 $2,192.98 Annual increase/decrease in taxes if proposed tax rate is adopted (+/-) and percentage of increase (+/-) $160.34 7.89% NOTICE OF TAXPAY ~ERSr~GHT T~OLLBACK ELECTION I ~'on tll~ average residence h0atr.~t~ad lncr~ ,by more than eight percent, ~ ] I ~'~tttified voters of the District by pet~fi0n may r'C~mre that an electaon be held to I ~'~~~ae whether to reduce,the operation~and m~tenance tax rate to the rollback tax ii ~er Secti6ff!49.236(d)i,Texas Water Code. ' I Notice of on Public Tax Hearing FOR the ~Sal: will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax on 09/05/2017 at 1:00 P.M. at 1101 W. San Antonio St.. , incre~e~'~0r decrease, depending on the value of your property in relation to the change in taxable ' and the tax rate that is adopted. James A. Holt, James O. Lipscomb, Ben Twidwell. Lucy Kmght, Ftetl~Rothert, and Peter Reinecke AGAINST the proposal: PRESENT and not voting: ABSENT: 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. Total tax rate (per $100 of value) Last Year This Year $0.021500/$100 $0.021400/$100 Adopted Proposed Difference in rates per $100 of value Percentage increase/decrease in rates (+/-) Average appraised value General exemptions available (excluding senior citizen's or disabled person's exemptions) Average taxable value Tax on average residence homestead Annual increase/decrease in taxes if proposed tax rate is adopted (+/-) and percentage of increase (+/-) - $0.000100/$100 - 0.47% $115,030 $124,449 $0 $0 $115,030 $124,449 $24.73 $26.63 + $1.90 + 7.68% 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. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX RATE Sunfield Municipal Utility District No. 3 (the "District") will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2017 on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the offices of Murfee Engineering Company, 1101 S. Capital of Texas Highway, Suite D110, Austin, Texas 78746. 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: Directors Jonathan Clifton, Ricky Boyd, Kendall Bryant and Kari Edgar. AGAINST the proposal: None. PRESENT and not voting: None. ABSENT: Director Bobby Perez. 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 , L Total tax rate (per $100 of value) $0.90/$100 $0.90/$100 Adopted Proposed Difference in rates per $100 of value Percentage increase/decrease in rates (+/-) $0.00/$100 0.00% Average appraised value $275,777 $248,358 General exemptions available (excluding senior citizen's or disabled person's exemptions) $ -0- $ -0- Average taxable value $275,777 $248,358 Tax on average residence homestead $2,481.99 $2,235.22 Annual increase/decrease in taxes if proposed tax rate is adopted (+/-) $ (246.77) and percentage of increase (+/-) (9.006%) NOTICE OF TAXPAYERS' RIGHT TO ROLLBACK ELECTION If taxeson the average residence homestead increase by more than eight percenL 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 underSection 49.236(d), Texas Water Code. The Plum Creek Conservation District 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 7.906977 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 September 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM at 1101 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX. The second public hearing will be held on September 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM at 1101 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX. The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows: FOR: James A. Holt, James O. Lipscomb, Ben Twidwell, Lucy Knight, Fred Rothert, and Peter Reinecke AGAINST: PRESENT and not voting: ABSENT: The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Plum Creek Conserva- tion District last year was $114,488. Based on last year's tax rate of $0.023000 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $26.33. The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Plum Creek Conserva- tion District this. year is $124,449. If the governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.021500 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $26.76. If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.023200 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $28.87. Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings and express their views. * "Appraised value" is the amount shown on the appraisal roll and defined by Section 1 04(8), Tax Code ** "New property" is defined by Section 26.012 (17),Tax Code *** "Taxable value" is defined by Section 1 04(10),Tax Code ?- + + I ! I .... I