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  • August 14th, 2019

    Public Notice Of Notice of 2019 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate City of Eastland

    - Notice of 2019 Tax Rate
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    NOTICE OF


     

    2019


     

    TAX YEAR

     

    PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR

    City of Eastland

     

     

    A tax rate of $             .609000            per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of

     

    City of Eastland


    . This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate,

     

    and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate.

     

     

    The governing body of                                City of Eastland                                proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax

     

    rate increase for the purpose of


    meeting the needs of the community as detailed in budget on display at City Hall            .

     

     

     

    PROPOSED TAX RATE                       $            .609000            per $100

     

    PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE      $


    .595910


    per $100

     

    EFFECTIVE TAX RATE                        $            .577595            per $100

     

    ROLLBACK TAX RATE                         $


    .623306


    per $100

     

     

     

    The  effective  tax  rate  is  the  total  tax  rate  needed  to  raise  the  same  amount  of  property  tax  revenue  for

     

     

     

    and the


     

     

    2019


    City of Eastland

     

    tax year.


    from the same properties in both the


    2018


    tax year

     

     

     

     

    The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that


     

    City of Eastland


     

    may adopt before

     

    voters are entitled to petition for an election to limit the rate that may be approved to the rollback rate.

     

     

    YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE RATES CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:

    property tax amount = ( rate ) x ( taxable value of your property ) / 100

     

     

    For assistance or detailed information about tax calculations, please contact:

     Randy Clark                                                                                          

     City of Eastland                                                                                      tax assessor-collector

      102 N Lamar  Eastland, TX 76448                                                                                                                                                          

     

      254-629-8597                                                 

     

     

     

     

     

    You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:

     

    First Hearing:


           Thursday, August  29,2019     12 noon       at                    City of Eastland Commission Chambers                  .


    Second Hearing:    Monday, September 16, 2019    6 p.m.    at              City of Eastland Commission Chambers              

  • August 14th, 2019

    Public Notice

    - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON 2019-2020 BUDGET CITY OF EASTLAND, TEXAS


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    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON 2019-2020 BUDGET CITY OF EASTLAND, TEXAS

     

    The City of Eastland will conduct a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 5th concerning its 2019-2020 Fiscal Budget for the period October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. The Public Hearing will be at a called meeting of the Eastland City Commission at noon in the Commission Chambers at 113 E Commerce St.

     

    A copy of the proposed 2019-2020 Fiscal Budget has been filed with the City Secretary’s office, and may be reviewed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday at Eastland City Hall foyer, 113 E Commerce St.

     

    This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $44,229, an increase of 3.98%. Of that amount $5,699 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year, and $10,683 is tax revenue to be raised from annexed property coming into the city tax roll for the first time in 2019.

  • April 29th, 2019

    Public Notice

    - PSA (Spanish) Community Development Block Grant


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    EL ANUNCIO DE SERVICIO PÚBLICO

     

     La Ciudad de Eastland ha recibido un contrato de Subsidio en Bloque de Desarrollo Comunitario de Texas (TxCDBG) bajo el Fondo de Desarrollo Comunitario del Departamento de Agricultura de Texas. Para cumplir con los requisitos de Derechos Civiles del Título I de la Ley de Vivienda y Desarrollo Comunitario y la Ley de Vivienda Justa, la Ciudad de Eastland ha establecido políticas, planes y resoluciones para garantizar que se brinden las mismas oportunidades a todas las personas y que ninguna persona se excluirán o denegarán los beneficios del programa por motivos de raza, color, religión, sexo, origen nacional o edad.  Las políticas incluyen lo siguiente:

     

    • Igualdad de oportunidades
    • Política de la Sección 3
    • Acción afirmativa
    • Política de fuerza excesiva
    • Política de no discriminación de la Sección 504
    • Política de vivienda justa
    • Plan de dominio limitado del inglés
    • Plan de participación ciudadana
     

     

     

    EL ANUNCIO DE SERVICIO PÚBLICO

    IGUALDAD DE VIVIENDA ES TU DERECHO. ÚSALO

     

    Para promover las prácticas de vivienda justa, la Ciudad de Eastland alienta a los posibles propietarios e inquilinos a conocer sus derechos en virtud de la Ley Nacional de Vivienda Justa. El Título VIII de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1968, según enmendada, prohíbe la discriminación contra cualquier persona por motivos de raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estado civil u origen nacional en la venta o alquiler de unidades en el mercado de la vivienda. Para obtener más información sobre la vivienda justa o para informar una posible discriminación en la vivienda justa, llame a la Comisión de la Fuerza Laboral de Texas al (888) 452-4778 o al (512) 463-2642 TTY: (512) 371-7473.

     

    NO DISCRIMINACIÓN EN BASE AL ESTADO DE INCAPACIDAD

     

    La Ciudad de Eastland no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad en la admisión, el acceso o el empleo en su programa o actividades. Ron Duncan, Administrador de la ciudad, ha sido designada para coordinar el cumplimiento de los requisitos de no discriminación contenidos en las regulaciones del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD) que implementan la Sección 504 (24 CFR Parte 8 del 2 de junio de 1988).

     

    PROCEDIMIENTO DE PARTICIPACIÓN CIUDADANA Y AGRAVIOS AVISO
     
    La Ciudad de Eastland ha adoptado procedimientos de quejas y reclamos con respecto a sus Programas de Subvención en Bloque de Desarrollo Comunitario de Texas (TxCDBG). Los ciudadanos pueden obtener una copia de estos procedimientos escritos en el Ayuntamiento de Eastland, ubicado en 113 E Commerce Street, Eastland, Texas, entre las 9:00 a.m. y las 4:00 p.m., de lunes a viernes (excepto festivos). Los ciudadanos también pueden solicitar que los procedimientos se envíen por correo llamando a Ron Duncan, Administradora de la Ciudad al 254-629-8321. Estos procedimientos describen los pasos que debe seguir un ciudadano si desea presentar una queja o reclamo sobre las actividades de TxCDBG.
     
    Una persona que tenga una queja o reclamo sobre cualquier servicio o actividad con respecto al proyecto TxCDBG, puede presentar dicha queja o reclamo, por escrito a Ron Duncan, Administradora de la Ciudad, en el Ayuntamiento, 113 E Commerce Street, Eastland, Texas 76448 o puede llamar al 254-629-8321. La Ciudad de Eastland hará todo lo posible para responder plenamente a tales quejas o reclamos dentro de los quince (15) días hábiles cuando sea posible después de recibir la queja o reclamo original.
     
    SECCIÓN 3 POLÍTICA
    La Ciudad de Eastland ha adoptado una resolución para promover el cumplimiento de la Sección 3 Federal. Mediante la adopción de esta resolución, la Ciudad se esfuerza por alcanzar los objetivos de cumplimiento de las reglamentaciones de la Sección 3 Federal al aumentar las oportunidades de empleo y contratar a residentes y empresas de la Sección 3 cuando sea posible. Un residente de la Sección 3 se define como un residente de vivienda pública y / o una persona de ingresos bajos a muy bajos. Un negocio de la Sección 3 se define como un negocio que tiene un residente de la Sección 3 que posee al menos el 51 por ciento o más del negocio, o emplea al menos un 30 por ciento de empleados permanentes de tiempo completo clasificados como residentes de la Sección 3.
  • April 29th, 2019

    Public Notice

    - PSA (English) Community Development Block Grant


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    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

     

     

    The City of Eastland has received a Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) contract under the Community Development Block Grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture. In order to comply with the Civil Rights requirements of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act and the Fair Housing Law, the City of Eastland has established policies, plans and resolutions to ensure that equal opportunities are afforded to all persons and that no person shall be excluded or denied program benefits on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age. Policies include the following:

     

    ·          Equal Opportunity

    ·          Section 3 Policy

    ·          Affirmative Action

    ·          Excessive Force Policy

    ·          Section 504 Non Discrimination Policy

    ·          Fair Housing Policy

    ·          Limited English Proficiency Plan

    ·          Citizen Participation Plan

     

    A copy of the above mentioned plans, policies and resolutions are available at the City Hall.  Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling Ron Duncan, City Manager, at (254) 629-8321.

    FAIR HOUSING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT       

    To promote fair housing practices, the City of Eastland encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market. For more information on fair housing or to report possible fair housing discrimination, call the Texas Workforce Commission at (888) 452-4778 or (512) 463-2642 TTY: (512) 371-7473.

    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

     

     The City of Eastland has received a Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) contract under the Community Development Block Grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture. In order to comply with the Civil Rights requirements of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act and the Fair Housing Law, the City of Eastland has established policies, plans and resolutions to ensure that equal opportunities are afforded to all persons and that no person shall be excluded or denied program benefits on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age. Policies include the following:

     

    • Equal Opportunity
    • Section 3 Policy
    • Affirmative Action
    • Excessive Force Policy
    • Section 504 Non Discrimination Policy
    • Fair Housing Policy
    • Limited English Proficiency Plan
    • Citizen Participation Plan
     

     

    A copy of the above mentioned plans, policies and resolutions are available at the City Hall.  Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling Ron Duncan, City Manager, at (254) 629-8321.

    FAIR HOUSING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT       

    To promote fair housing practices, the City of Eastland encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market. For more information on fair housing or to report possible fair housing discrimination, call the Texas Workforce Commission at (888) 452-4778 or (512) 463-2642 TTY: (512) 371-7473.

     

    NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY STATUS

    The City of Eastland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its program or activities.  Ron Duncan, City Manager, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR Part 8. dated June 2, 1988).

     

    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES NOTICE

    FOR THE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

    The City of Eastland has adopted complaint and grievance procedures regarding its Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) Programs. These procedures outline the steps for a citizen to follow if he/she wishes to file a complaint or grievance about TxCDBG activities.  Citizens may obtain a copy of these written procedures at the City Hall between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (except holidays).  Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling Ron Duncan, City Manager at (254) 629-8321.  A person who has a complaint or grievance about any services or activities with respect to a TxCDBG project may submit such complaint or grievance in writing to Ron Duncan, City Manager, City Hall, 113 E Commerce Street, Eastland Texas 76448 or may call (254) 629-8321. The City of Eastland will make every effort to respond fully to such complaints or grievances within fifteen (15) working days where practicable after receipt of the original complaint or grievance.

     

    SECTION 3 POLICY

    The City of Eastland has adopted a resolution to further Federal Section 3 compliance. Through the adoption of this resolution, the City strives to attain goals for compliance with Federal Section 3 regulations by increasing opportunities for employment and contracting with Section 3 residents and businesses where feasible. A Section 3 resident is defined as a public housing resident and/or a low to very-low income person. A Section 3 business is defined as a business that has a Section 3 resident who owns at least 51 percent or more of the business, or employs at least 30 percent permanent, full-time employees classified as Section 3 residents

    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

     

     

    The City of Eastland has received a Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) contract under the Community Development Block Grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture. In order to comply with the Civil Rights requirements of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act and the Fair Housing Law, the City of Eastland has established policies, plans and resolutions to ensure that equal opportunities are afforded to all persons and that no person shall be excluded or denied program benefits on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age. Policies include the following:

     

    • Equal Opportunity
    • Section 3 Policy
    • Affirmative Action
    • Excessive Force Policy
    • Section 504 Non Discrimination Policy
    • Fair Housing Policy
    • Limited English Proficiency Plan
    • Citizen Participation Plan
     

     

    A copy of the above mentioned plans, policies and resolutions are available at the City Hall.  Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling Ron Duncan, City Manager, at (254) 629-8321.

    FAIR HOUSING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT       

    To promote fair housing practices, the City of Eastland encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law. Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market. For more information on fair housing or to report possible fair housing discrimination, call the Texas Workforce Commission at (888) 452-4778 or (512) 463-2642 TTY: (512) 371-7473.

     

    NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY STATUS

    The City of Eastland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its program or activities.  Ron Duncan, City Manager, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR Part 8. dated June 2, 1988).

     

    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES NOTICE

    FOR THE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

    The City of Eastland has adopted complaint and grievance procedures regarding its Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) Programs. These procedures outline the steps for a citizen to follow if he/she wishes to file a complaint or grievance about TxCDBG activities.  Citizens may obtain a copy of these written procedures at the City Hall between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (except holidays).  Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling Ron Duncan, City Manager at (254) 629-8321.  A person who has a complaint or grievance about any services or activities with respect to a TxCDBG project may submit such complaint or grievance in writing to Ron Duncan, City Manager, City Hall, 113 E Commerce Street, Eastland Texas 76448 or may call (254) 629-8321. The City of Eastland will make every effort to respond fully to such complaints or grievances within fifteen (15) working days where practicable after receipt of the original complaint or grievance.

     

    SECTION 3 POLICY

    The City of Eastland has adopted a resolution to further Federal Section 3 compliance. Through the adoption of this resolution, the City strives to attain goals for compliance with Federal Section 3 regulations by increasing opportunities for employment and contracting with Section 3 residents and businesses where feasible. A Section 3 resident is defined as a public housing resident and/or a low to very-low income person. A Section 3 business is defined as a business that has a Section 3 resident who owns at least 51 percent or more of the business, or employs at least 30 percent permanent, full-time employees classified as Section 3 residents.

     

    NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY STATUS

    The City of Eastland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its program or activities.  Ron Duncan, City Manager, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR Part 8. dated June 2, 1988).

     

    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION & GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES NOTICE

    FOR THE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

    The City of Eastland has adopted complaint and grievance procedures regarding its Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) Programs. These procedures outline the steps for a citizen to follow if he/she wishes to file a complaint or grievance about TxCDBG activities.  Citizens may obtain a copy of these written procedures at the City Hall between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (except holidays).  Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling Ron Duncan, City Manager at (254) 629-8321.  A person who has a complaint or grievance about any services or activities with respect to a TxCDBG project may submit such complaint or grievance in writing to Ron Duncan, City Manager, City Hall, 113 E Commerce Street, Eastland Texas 76448 or may call (254) 629-8321. The City of Eastland will make every effort to respond fully to such complaints or grievances within fifteen (15) working days where practicable after receipt of the original complaint or grievance.

     

    SECTION 3 POLICY

    The City of Eastland has adopted a resolution to further Federal Section 3 compliance. Through the adoption of this resolution, the City strives to attain goals for compliance with Federal Section 3 regulations by increasing opportunities for employment and contracting with Section 3 residents and businesses where feasible. A Section 3 resident is defined as a public housing resident and/or a low to very-low income person. A Section 3 business is defined as a business that has a Section 3 resident who owns at least 51 percent or more of the business, or employs at least 30 percent permanent, full-time employees classified as Section 3 residents.

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