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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Notice of 2019 Tax Year Property Tax Rate for City of Portland

A tax rate of $0.659500 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of Portland. 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 Portland proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of funding additional personnel, allowing for the purchase of necessary capital items, continuing infrastructure projects, and supporting debt obligations..

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.659500 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE $0.649500 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.616590 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.672981 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of Portland 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 Portland may adopt before voters are entitled to petition for an election to limit the rate that may be approved to the rollback rate.

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

For assistance or detailed information about tax calculations, please contact:
Dalia Sanchez, PCC
Tax Assessor-Collector
400 W. Sinton, Room 144
Sinton, Tx 78387
(361) 364-9373 

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

First Hearing: August 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM at City Hall, 1900 Billy G Webb, Portland, Texas.

Second Hearing: September 3, 2019 at 7:00 PM at City Hall, 1900 Billy G Webb, Portland, Texas.

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