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Posted on: September 13, 2016

[ARCHIVED] NOTICE OF 2016 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE

NOTICE OF 2016 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF WEST
UNIVERSITY PLACE

A tax rate of $0.31680 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of West University Place. 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 West University Place proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of operations that support the City on a day-to-day basis. Examples include street maintenance, legal fees, compensation and benefits for all employees, additional public safety positions and intersection security monitoring system equipment.

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.31680 per $100

PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE $0.33179 per $100

EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.31119 per $100

ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.31681 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of West University Place from the same properties in both the 2015 tax year and the 2016 tax year. The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that City of West University Place 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:
Mike Sullivan
Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector
1001 Preston Street, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002
713-274-8000
www.hctax.net

You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: October 3, 2016 at 06:30 PM at City of West University Place Municipal Building, 3800
University Blvd., West University Place, TX.

Second Hearing: October 10, 2016 at 06:30 PM at City of West University Place Municipal Building, 3800
University Blvd., West University Place, TX.

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