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A public hearing is set for Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 1:30 PM for all interested citizens of the City of Beaumont, Texas. The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 801 Main Street, Beaumont, Texas. The purpose of this hearing is discussion of the Fiscal Year 2017 Proposed Budget and Capital Program. These documents may be examined on weekdays at City Hall between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM in the office of the City Clerk or on the City’s website at beaumonttexas.wpengine.com. All interested citizens will have the opportunity to give written and oral comment.

This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $1,302,000 or 2.8% and of that amount $452,163 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year. The current tax rate of $.69/$100 of assessed valuation is proposed to remain the same in FY 2017.

You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: August 23, 2016 at 01:30 PM at City Council Chambers, City Hall, 801 Main St., Beaumont, TX 77701.
Second Hearing: September 13, 2016 at 01:30 pm at City Council Chambers, City Hall, 801 Main St., Beaumont, TX 77701.