Rockwall Commissioners Court approves county tax rate, FY2021 budget

Rockwall Commissioners Court approves county tax rate, FY2021 budget

ROCKWALL, TX – September 22, 2020 — During its regular meeting this morning, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court approved the county tax rate at .3131 per $100 assessed value for the 2020 tax year. “Over the last six years, we’ve had consistent reductions is our tax rate to the tune of over 20 percent in […]

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

ROCKWALL, TX (September 22, 2020) At their meeting Monday night, September 21, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues a seven-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.79 cents less than […]

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

Royse City ISD tax rate decreases by more than 20 cents over two years

ROYSE CITY, TX (August 14, 2020) During the August 10 regular meeting, the Royse City ISD Board of Trustees approved a 10.355 cent tax rate decrease. The decrease is on the Maintenance and Operations (M&O) side of the combined tax rate and comes as a result of H.B. 3 that was approved by lawmakers in […]

Rockwall ISD Board considers lowest proposed tax rate in 29 years for 2020-2021

Rockwall ISD Board considers lowest proposed tax rate in 29 years for 2020-2021

Order and notice for Nov. 3 General Election approved by Board of Trustees in special meeting ROCKWALL, TX – August 4, 2020 — In a special session of the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees on Monday, Aug. 3, Senior Chief Financial Officer David Carter presented proposed tax rate of $1.3100 for the 2020-2021 school budget. […]

Rockwall City Council Lowers Tax Rate for Sixth Straight Year

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 17, 2019) At their meeting Monday night, September 16, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the effective tax rate, which continues a six-year trend to decrease taxes for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.42 cents less than the rate last year. Also at the meeting, the […]

Rockwall City Council Approves Lowest Tax Rate for Fifth Year in a Row

Rockwall City Council Approves Lowest Tax Rate for Fifth Year in a Row

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 20, 2018) At the regular meeting Monday night, the Rockwall City Council adopted the effective tax rate, which results in the lowest rate in more than a decade. The approved tax rate is 2.15 cents less than the rate last year. Also at the meeting, the Council adopted the budget for fiscal […]

Heath City Council approves 2016-2017 fiscal budget with reduction in tax rate

(HEATH, TX – Sept. 28, 2016) At their regular meeting last night, the Heath City Council adopted a balanced budget that reduces the tax rate for Heath citizens while funding the addition of a new Public Safety Officer, a Streets and Parks Maintenance staff member and a Parks Action Plan for improving and expanding the […]

Rockwall City Council Considers Balanced Budget and Lower Tax Rate

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 1, 2016) At their September 19 meeting, the Rockwall City Council will consider adoption of a balanced budget with a 3.1 cent decrease in the tax rate. The proposed tax rate of 45.43 cents per $100 of valuation is a decrease from the 48.53 cents adopted in 2016. The Council held […]

Garland ISD Board meeting: iPads, Wi-Fi, AP, Pre-AP and budget approval

(GARLAND ISD, TX – Aug. 25, 2016) Preparing to roll out nearly 18,000 iPads to high schoolers in September and October, Garland ISD is enlisting community help to ensure the success of its new Ready 1:1 initiative. The Board of Trustees heard details about a GISD Ready Wi-Fi Partners program during its Aug. 23 meeting. More […]

Rockwall City Council Adopts Budget and Tax Rate

(ROCKWALL, TX – September 22, 2015) The Rockwall City Council adopted a budget and tax rate for the 2015-2016 fiscal year on Monday, September 21, 2015.  The City Council adopted a tax rate of 48.53 cents per $100 valuation, a decrease from the current rate of 49.55 that property owners pay.  The City Council approved […]