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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE

The Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health 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 6.0 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax rate calculated under Tax Code Chapter 26). 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 Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at Central Health Administrative Offices, 1111 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas 78702.

The second public hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at Central Health Administrative Offices, 1111 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas 78702.

The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows:
FOR: Guadalupe Zamora, Chairperson; Sherri Greenberg, Vice-Chairperson; Charles Bell,Treasurer;Abigail Aiken, Secretary;Katrina Daniel, Board Member; Shannon Jones, Board Member; Maram Museitif, Board Member; and Cynthia Valadez, Board Member.
AGAINST:
PRESENT and not voting:
ABSENT: Julie Oliver, Board Member.

The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health last year was $305,719 (average taxable value of a residence homestead in the taxing unit for the preceding tax year, disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled persons or persons 65 years of age or older). Based on last year’s tax rate of $0.107385 (preceding year’s adopted tax rate) per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $328.30 (tax on the average taxable value of a residence homestead in the taxing unit for the preceding tax year, disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled persons or persons 65 years of age or older).

The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Travis County Healthcare District d/b/a Central Health this year is $326,895 (average taxable value of a residence homestead in the taxing unit for the current tax year, disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled persons or persons 65 years of age or older). If the governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.099322 (effective tax rate) per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $324.68 (tax on the average taxable value of a residence homestead in the taxing unit for the current tax year, disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled persons or persons 65 years of age or older).

If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.105221 (proposed tax rate) per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $343.96 (tax on the average taxable value of a residence in the taxing unit for the current year disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled persons or persons 65 years of age or older).

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

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