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Floresville council lowers tax rate




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Wilson County News
September 27, 2012, 11:30am
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FLORESVILLE -- Another morning meeting of the Floresville City Council has ended with a reduction in the city’s tax rate. The 2-1 vote marks the end of Floresville’s 32.27-cent tax rate, which was first adopted in 1999.

Following a tense discussion during a Sept. 27 meeting that began at 10 a.m., councilmen John W. Guerrero and Mario Morones voted in favor of setting Floresville’s fiscal year 2013 ad valorem tax rate at 31.78 cents per $100 of assessed property value. This rate is the effective tax rate, as calculated by the Wilson County Appraisal District.

Councilman Sherry Martinez Castillo voted no, while councilmen Johnnie R. Gomez and Jesse Christopher Flores were not present.

Based upon the new rate, the average tax bill could decrease by approximately $4.82.

For more, read the Oct. 3 print edition of the Wilson County News.



 


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bart  
floresville  
October 1, 2012 1:19pm
 
 
lol!! wrong, but right..at least in my opinion...oh well, the turtle seems to be making some headway, whenever the head honcho kangaroo lets him out of his pouch (mayor)...he ... Read More Read More
 
 
NotSoRapido  
dVille  
October 1, 2012 8:36am
 
 
now bart...that is just wronnngggggg....funny as heck..but just wrong..lol..lol..

..cant reach the lid on the trash can...lol
 
 
bart  
floresville  
September 30, 2012 6:23am
 
 
hmm....paying more for LESS trash service...sounds about right here in Floresville...Gomez's doing of course. Also, i guess the smaller trash can sizes i think were meant ... Read More Read More
 
 
Tyra  
FloTown  
September 29, 2012 11:50am
 
 
Everyone on my block, lost the paper that was placed in the lid due to the rain. I did happen to see the guys passing out the cans and stopped and grabbed another from them. ... Read More Read More
 
 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
September 29, 2012 7:25am
 
 
FTP, your facebook is a joke. Its filled with accusations, but no facts to support your post. You have won the award for the least facebook likes and members to join you. ... Read More Read More
 
 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
September 28, 2012 7:55pm
 
 
Yes, the trash can is smaller. I feel bad for families that do have a lot of trash and are now going to have to place the trash that does not fit in trash bags placed next ... Read More Read More
 
 
Wondering?  
Floresville, Tx  
September 28, 2012 7:10pm
 
 
Bella Rose, yes they are smaller you can thank Renee Gomez for that.
 
 
Bella Rose  
Floresville  
September 28, 2012 4:38pm
 
 
Has anyone else noticed a difference in the trash can sizes. I am sure this is going to cost us big for Gomez getting his way. The city still has not done thier job of ... Read More Read More
 
 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
September 28, 2012 4:03pm
 
 
9¢ per week . . $5 per year . . . 0.49¢/$100 of appraised value

What was the point?

This is the amount of additional taxes that would have to be paid above and beyond ... Read More Read More
 
 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
September 28, 2012 2:48pm
 
 
FTP- no longer DTR, huh? que cute, Rene.

Yup, thanks for the tax cut Morones and Guerrero. It's far more than Rene and his buddies are willing to give- because, don'tcha ... Read More Read More
 

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