City of Timpson Holds Public Hearing Sept. 15th

September 10, 2015 - The City of Timpson will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday September 15th 2015 at the Timpson City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, in regard to the adoption of the city’s budget and tax rate for the fiscal year 2015-2016. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain citizen response and input to the proposed 2015-2016 City Budget and the proposed tax rate of .313000. The City of Timpson will consider adopting a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate. The tax rate will raise taxes for maintenance and operations by 2.354480 percent. 

This is an opportunity for citizens to tell the Council what services they want and to what extent the needs of the community are being met. It is also an opportunity for the City Council to share information on thecost of such services and for citizens to express to what extent they are willing to tax themselves for improved services. 

The City of Timpson encourages citizens to participate in the development of the City Budget and to make their views known at the public hearing.  Citizens unable to attend the hearing may submit their views and proposals to Debra Smith Mayor, at the Timpson City Hall, 456 Jacob Street, or mail them directly to the city at Po Box 369, Timpson, Texas, 75975. 

Persons with disabilities who wish to attend this meeting should contact the City to arrange for assistance.  Individuals who require auxiliary aids or services should contact the City at least two (2) working days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.The City of Timpson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Supports Fair Housing.