THIS BUDGET WILL RAISE MORE TOTAL PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR’S BUDGET BY $16,880 OR 1.62%, AND OF THAT AMOUNT, $0 IS TAX REVENUE TO BE RAISED FROM NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE TAX ROLL THIS YEAR.
THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 10.63% AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000.00 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $27.33.
The City of Ballinger was Established in 1886 by the Santa Fe Railroad and today Ballinger is a Home Rule Municipal Government
“We the citizens of Ballinger, Texas, in order to establish a Home Rule Municipal Government, provide for the future progress of our city and obtain more fully the benefits of local self-government do hereby adopt this Home Rule Charter in accordance with the statutes of the State of Texas“.
The city’s Home Rule Charter was adopted at an election held on April 2, 1963.
Next City Council Meeting Monday, September 26 at City Hall 700 Railroad Ave (Middle Doors)
Discussion topics: City Manager and Chief Reports