Notice of 2017 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for City Of Bellaire.

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 Bellaire proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of funding maintenance and operations related to the General Fund and citywide infrastructure needs which include building municipal facilities, sidewalks, streets and drainage.

 PROPOSED TAX RATE$0.4159 per $100
 PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE$0.3874 per $100
 EFFECTIVE TAX RATE$0.3864 per $100
 ROLLBACK TAX RATE$0.4228 per $100


The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of Bellaire from the same properties in both the 2016 tax year and the 2017 tax year.

The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that City of Bellaire 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:

 Terrence Beaman
 CFO City of Bellaire, 7008 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire, Texas
 713-662-8251 tbeaman@bellairetx.gov
 www.bellairetx.gov

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

First Hearing: October 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM at City of Bellaire, City Hall Council Chambers, 7008 S. Rice Avenue, Bellaire, Texas 77401. 

Second Hearing: October 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM at City of Bellaire, City Hall Council Chambers, 7008 S. Rice Avenue, Bellaire, Texas 77401.

This notice is from the City of Bellaire.