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PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE
August 31, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Download the agenda – 8.31.22 Public Hearing and BOM meeting agend and packet
|PROPOSED TAX RATE||$0.098684||per $100|
|NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE||$0.092372||per $100|
|VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE||$0.100506||per $100|
The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2022 tax year that will raise the same amount of property tax revenue for the Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health from the same properties in both the 2021 tax year and the 2022 tax year.
The voter-approval tax rate is the highest tax rate that the Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health may adopt without holding an election to seek voter approval of the rate.
The proposed tax rate is greater than the no-new-revenue tax rate. This means that the Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health is proposing to increase property taxes for the 2022 tax year.
A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, August 31, 2022, AT 5:00 p.m. at the Central Health, 1111 E Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702.
This hearing will also be conducted remotely by videoconference. Members of the public are encouraged to observe and participate in the public hearing by using the meeting link and password listed below:
Members of the public may also listen and participate in the public hearing by telephone only. To join by telephone, dial (888) 501-0031 and enter the following information when prompted:
- Meeting ID: 145 139 0751
- Password: 501616
The proposed tax rate is not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, the Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health is not required to hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax rate. However, you may express your support for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by contacting the members of the Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health Board of Managers at their offices or by attending the public hearing mentioned above.
YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE TAX RATES MENTIONED ABOVE CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:
Property tax amount = tax rate x taxable value of your property / 100
The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows:
- FOR: Charles Bell, Julie Zuniga, Cynthia Valadez, Sherri Greenberg, Shannon Jones, Amit Motwani, Maram Museitif, and Guadalupe Zamora.
- PRESENT and not voting:
- ABSENT: Cynthia Brinson
Visit Texas.gov/PropertyTaxes to find a link to your local property tax database on which you can easily access information regarding your property taxes, including information about proposed tax rates and scheduled public hearings of each entity that taxes your property.
The 86th Texas Legislature modified the manner in which the voter-approval tax rate is calculated to limit the rate of growth of property taxes in the state.
The following table compares the taxes imposed on the average residence homestead by the Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health last year to the taxes proposed to be imposed on the average residence homestead by the Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health this year:
|Total Tax Rate (per $100 of value)||0.111814||0.098684||Decrease in nominal difference = $-0.01313
Percentage difference = -11.7%
|Average homestead taxable value||386,136||427,918||Increase in nominal difference = $41,782
Percentage difference = 10.8%
|Tax on average homestead||$431.75||$422.29||Decrease in nominal difference = $-9.46
Percentage difference = -2.2%
|Total tax levy on all properties||260,556,446||284,385,879||Increase in nominal difference = $23,829,433
Percentage difference = 9.1%
For assistance with tax calculations, please contact the tax assessor for Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health at (512) 854-9473 or TaxOffice@traviscountytx.gov or visit www.traviscountytax.org for more information.