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ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
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Eagle Ford: SARA increases property tax rate




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SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) board of directors has adopted a tax rate of 1.78 cents per $100 in property value to support SARA’s $75.8 million budget for fiscal year 2013-14, which reflects a slight increase over the previous year’s tax rate of 1.737 cents.

The adoption of this tax rate will equate to an annual tax payment of $24 for the average homestead. This is an increase of $1.10 over the approximately $22.90 paid annually by the average homeowner last year. SARA is authorized by the State Legislature to collect an ad valorem tax at a maximum of 2 cents per $100 of assessed value. The tax rate must be set at the same rate throughout SARA’s four-county district including Bexar, Wilson, Karnes, and Goliad counties and may only be used for planning and operations and maintenance activities.

In June, SARA’s board of directors approved a budget that included a higher projected tax of 1.8 cents. However, when the final taxable valuations for SARA’s four-county district were released in July, an overall increase in taxable valuations of 8.77 percent was reported. The higher-than-anticipated taxable valuations allowed SARA’s staff to recommend a lower tax rate than was projected in June.

The fiscal year 2013-14 budget is available for review at www.sara-tx.org. SARA’s fiscal year began July 1, 2013, and runs through June 30, 2014.
 

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