Adopted Tax Rate 2014
Maintenance and Operation Tax $1.170000/$100
Interest and Sinking Tax $0.0234
Total Tax Rate for 2014 $1.404009
School Debt Service Tax
Approved by Local Voters $0.204800/$100 (proposed rate to pay bonded indebtedness)
Comparison of Proposed Budget with Last Year's Budget
The applicable percentage increase or decrease (or difference) in the amount budgeted in the preceding fiscal year and the amount budgeted for the fiscal year that begins during the current tax year is indicated for each of the following expenditure categories.
Maintenance and operations 12.15 % increase
Debt Service -6.64 % decrease
Total expenditures 10.41 % increase
Total Appraised Value and Total Taxable Value (as calculated under Section 26.04, Tax Code)
Preceding Tax Year Current Tax Year
Total appraised value* of all property $346,593,515 $413,132,854
Total appraised value* of new property** $4,286,632 $3,428,706
Total taxable value*** of all property $291,472,698 $358,538,815
Total taxable value*** of new property** $4,286,632 $2,976,579
*Appraised value is the amount shown on the appraisal roll and defined by Section 1.04(8), Tax Code.
** "New property" is defined by Section 26.012(17), Tax Code.
*** "Taxable value" is defined by Section 1.04(10), Tax Code.
Total amount of outstanding and unpaid bonded indebtedness* $9,995,000
Comparison of Proposed Rates with Last Year's Rates
Maint. & Op. Int. & Sinking Fund* Total Local Revenue - Student State Rev. - Student
Last Year's Rate $1.131400 $0.216400* $1.347800 $2,336 $7,128
Rate to Maintain
Same Level of
& Pay Debt Service $1.131096 $0.204839* $1.335935 $2,859 $6,979
Proposed Rate $1.170000 $0.204800* $1.374800 $2,977 $7,381
*The Interest & Sinking Fund tax revenue is used to pay for bonded indebtedness on construction, equipment, or both.
The bonds, and the tax rate necessary to pay those bonds, were approved by the voters of this district.
Comparison of Proposed Levy with Last Year's Levy on Average Residence
Last Year This Year
Average Market Value of Residences $50,002 $53,240
Average Taxable Value of Residences $32,623 $35,599
Last Year's Rate Versus Proposed Rate per $100 Value $1.347800 $1.374800
Taxes Due on Average Residence $439.69 $489.42
Increase (Decrease) in Taxes $49.73
Under state law, the dollar amount of school taxes imposed on the residence homestead of a person 65 years of age or older or of the surviving spouse of such a person, if the surviving spouse was 55 years of age or older when the person died, may not be increased above the amount paid in the first year after the person turned 65, regardless of changes in tax rate or property value.
Notice of Rollback Rate:
The highest tax rate the district can adopt before requiring voter approval at an election is $1.374839. This election will be automatically held if the district adopts a rate in excess of the rollback rate of $1.374839.
The following estimated balances will remain at the end of the current fiscal year and are not encumbered with or by a corresponding debt obligation, less estimated funds necessary for operating the district before receipt of the first state aid payment.
Maintenance and Operations Fund Balance(s) $5,619,954
Interest & Sinking Fund Balance(s) $1,305,305
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