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Elmendorf council approves senior citizen tax ceiling
ELMENDORF -- Taxpayers 65 years or older will not have to pay more than the current tax rate of 47.7261 cents per $100 of taxable property value, averaging a yearly bill of $342.45.
The Elmendorf city council approved during their regular meeting Oct. 10 an ordinance limiting the total amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled individual or a person 65 years or older.
The council also approved continuing payment negotiations with Kilowatt Park Land, LLC, said City Administrator Cody Dailey.
The lawsuit filed in mid-2012 against the city by Kilowatt Park Land, LLC was dismissed Sept. 26, 2012. The council approved to move forward with mediations Aug. 14, 2013.
The council also approved:
•A payment plan from Rebecca Scott to settle a past-due water bill.
•Adding a streetlight at the intersection of Delana Avenue and Borregas Road.
Elmendorf City Council Oct. 10 regular meeting
In attendance: City Administrator Cody Dailey, City Attorney Mark Guevara, City Secretary Roxanne DeLeon, Mayor Pro Tem Richard B. Rodriguez; aldermen R.M. “Andy” Anderson, Tommy Hicks, Jesse Garcia, and Linda Peña Ortiz; and Police Chief Michael Pimentel.
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