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ORDINANCE NUMBER 624ORDINANCE NUMBER 624
AN ORDINANCE LEVYING TAXES FOR THE USE AND SUPPORT OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF GRANITE SHOALS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND DEBT RATE FOR THE YEAR 2013-2014; AND APPORTIONING EACH LEVY FOR THE SPECIFIC PURPOSES.NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRANITE SHOALS, TEXAS:
That there is hereby levied and there shall be collected for the use and support of the municipal government of the City of Granite Shoals, Texas and to provide Maintenance and Debt Rate for the fiscal year 2013 - 2014, upon all property, real, personal, and mixed, within the corporate limits of said City subject to taxation, a tax of $0.497 on each One Hundred Dollar ($100.00) valuation of property within the City that is not exempt from taxation under the State constitution or State law, said tax being so increased and apportioned to the specific purposes here set forth:
1. for the maintenance and support of the general government (General Fund), $0.2821 on each One Hundred Dollar ($100.00) valuation of property.
2. For the Debt Service rate, $0.2149 on each One Hundred Dollar ($100.00) valuation of property.
THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 7.436230 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $37.
That all monies collected under this ordinance are for the specific terms therein named, and the same are hereby appropriated and set apart for the specific purposes indicated in each item, and the Assessor-Collector of Taxes, the Director of Finance and the City Secretary shall maintain a statement showing collections and from what source received. All receipts for the city not specifically apportioned by this ordinance are hereby made payable to the General Fund of the City.
That the taxes levied hereby are due as provided by State law, and shall be delinquent if not paid by January 31, 2014.
That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
PASSED AND APPROVED on by the City Council of Granite Shoals, Texas at a meeting on the 10th day of September, 2013, at which a quorum was present and for which due notice was given.
Dennis A. Maier, Mayor
Elaine Simpson, City Secretary
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