NOTICE OF MEETING TO VOTE ON TAX RATE
A tax rate of $0.4500000 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of CITY OF
PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.4500000 per $100 NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE $0.4584550 per $100 VOTER-APPROVAL
TAX RATE $0.4758390 per $100
The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2021 tax year that will raise the same amount
of property tax revenue for CITY OF JEFFERSON from the same properties in both the 2020 tax year
and the 2021 tax year.
The voter-approval rate is the highest tax rate that CITY OF JEFFERSON may adopt without holding an
election to seek voter approval of the rate.
The proposed tax rate is not greater than the no-new-revenue tax rate. This means that CITY OF
JEFFERSON is not proposing to increase property taxes for the 2021 tax year.
A PUBLIC MEETING TO VOTE ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WILL BE HELD ON September 14, 2021 AT 5:45 PM AT
TRANSPORTATION CENTER, 305 E AUSTIN ST, JEFFERSON TX 75657.
The proposed tax rate is also not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, CITY OF
JEFFERSON is not required to hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax
rate. However, you may express your support for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by
contacting the members of the CITY COUNCIL of CITY OF JEFFERSON at their offices or by attending
the public meeting mentioned above. YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE RATES MENTIONED ABOVE
CAN BE CALCULATED
Property tax amount= (tax rate) x (taxable value of your property)/100
FOR the proposal: DAVID WESTBROOK, ALD. W1 JIM FINSTROM, ALD. W1 JAMES PARSONS, ALD.
AGAINST the proposal: ROBIN MOORE, ALD. W2
PRESENT and not voting:TED DICKSON, ALD. W3 ROB BAKER, MAYOR
ABSENT: RICHARD TURNER, ALD. W3
The 86th Texas Legislature modified the manner in which the voter-approval tax rate is calculated
to limit the rate of growth of property taxes in the state.
The following table compares the taxes imposed on the average residence homestead by CITY OF
JEFFERSON last year to the taxes proposed to be imposed on the average residence homestead by CITY
OF JEFFERSON this year.
Total tax rate (per
$100 of value)
2020 2021 Change
$0.4500000 $0.4500000 increase of $0.0000000, or
Average homestead taxable value
Tax on average homestead
Total tax levy on all properties
$109,094 $112,636 increase of $3,542, or 3.25%
$490.92 $506.86 increase of $15.94, or 3.25%
$828,553 $820,269 decrease of $-8,284, or
For assistance with tax calculations, please contact the tax assessor for CITY OF JEFFERSON at
903-665- 3281 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.marioncountytaxoffice.com for more