The City Council for the City of Portland, Texas, will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Operating Budget on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 1900 Billy G. Webb, Portland, Texas, 78374. The public hearing will be held for the purpose of receiving community input on the Budget.
This public hearing is being held in accordance with Section 5.08 of the City Charter and Section 102.0065 of the Texas Local Government Code.
This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $724,368 or 9%, and of that amount $193,489 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.
Copies of the Proposed Budget are available for inspection at City Hall during regular business hours and online at portlandtx.com
All interested citizens are encouraged to attend and express their views.