Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase
The Stephens County Hospital 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 1.62 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 6, 2018 at 12:00 PM at O C Heairren Annex Building.
The second public hearing will be held on September 13, 2018 at 12:00 PM at O C Heairren Annex Building.
The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows: FOR: T. Echols T. Tidwell W. Toombs J. M. Simmonds T. Goldsmith B. Curry K. Simmons
PRESENT and not voting:
The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Stephens County Hospital District last year was $95,570. Based on last year's tax rate of $0.239880 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $229.25.
The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Stephens County Hospital District this year is $96,710. If the governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.236057 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $228.29.
If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.239880 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $231.99.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings and express their views.
Board of Directors
February 18, 2016 Agenda
February 2, 2016 Agenda
January 28, 2016 Agenda