A tax rate of $0.80690 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of Orange, Texas. 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 the City of Orange, Texas proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of personnel costs, equipment replacement, capital projects and service improvements.
Citizens are encouraged to attend and express their views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: August 27, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at Orange Public Library Auditorium (Council Chambers).
Second Hearing: September 10, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. at Orange Public Library Auditorium (Council Chambers).