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City Council Meets Tuesday: Tax Rate, Fees, Rezoning

The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis Street.  The following items will be discussed:

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation.Presentations, proclamations, and announcements.

Manager’s report will include status report of capital improvements, wastewater treatment plant operations, accidents and claims for the month,  and a review of expenditures and revenues.

Discussion/action on Consent Agenda.Discussion/action on public hearing for second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2709, the first amendment to the project plan and           reinvestment zone financing plan for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #1 to amend the plan to reflect current needs.

Discussion/action on public hearing for second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2710, a rezoning request by Wayne Cooper for property located at 792 Wildcat Way, being further described as Lot 5 of Block 232, from Single Family to Heavy Commercial.

Discussion/action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2712, settings fees for the Community Development Department.

Discussion/action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2713 the appropriations ordinance for the City of Sulphur Springs for FY 2017-2018.

Discussion/action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2714 setting the tax rate for the City of Sulphur Springs. Although the tax rate for the City of Sulphur Springs will remain at 44-cents per 100-dollars total tax revenues will increase thanks to a 2.5% increase in property values for 2017 over the previous year.

Discussion/action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2715 settings the water rate for the City of Sulphur Springs.

Discussion/action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2716 setting the sewer rate for the City of Sulphur Springs.

Discussion/action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2717 setting the sanitation rate for the City of Sulphur Springs.

Discussion/action on first reading of Ordinance No. 2718 authorization of updated service credits.

Discussion/action on Asset Forfeiture Budget.

Visitors and public forum.

Adjourn.

 

Author: Staff Reporter

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