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September 9, 2019

Notice Of 2019 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate.

The governing body of City of Missouri City proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of Public Saftey, Infrastructure, Community Beautification, Personnel, and IT/Fleet Infrastructure.

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.630000 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE $0.630000 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.603916 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.639873 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of Missouri City from the same properties in both the 2018 tax year and the 2019 tax year.

The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that City of Missouri City may adopt before voters are entitled to petition for an election to limit the rate that may be approved to the rollback rate.

YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE RATES CAN BE CALCULATED AS
FOLLOWS:

property tax amount= (rate) x (taxable value of your property)/100

For assistance or detailed information about tax calculations, please contact:

Carrie Surratt
City of Missouri City tax assessor-collector
1317 Eugene Heimann Circle
Richmond, TX 77469
281-341-3710
Carrie.Surratt@fortbendcountytx.gov
www.fortbendcountytx.gov

You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:

First Hearing: September 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm at City Hall, Council Chambers, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, Texas.

Second Hearing: September 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm at City Hall, Council Chambers, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, Texas.

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