City of Kyle
The City Council of the City of Kyle will consider adopting the following ordinances on first reading on September 1, 2015, and possibly adopting on second reading, on September 8, 2015, if the ordinances are not adopted by seven(7) affirmative votes on first reading, at Kyle City Hall, 100 W. Center Street, at 7:00 p.m.:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF KYLE, TEXAS ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE ENSUING FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2015 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2016; APPROPRIATING THE VARIOUS REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE AMOUNTS THEREOF, INCLUDING WATER AND WASTEWATER RATES, MISCELLANEOUS CITY FEES AND CHARGES AS SPECIFIED IN THE FEE SCHEDULE, ALL ASSOCIATED BUDGET SCHEDULES AND DOCUMENTS, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF KYLE, TEXAS FIXING THE AD VALOREM TAX RATE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE LEVYING OF AD VALOREM TAXES FOR USE AND SUPPORT OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2015 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2016; PROVIDING FOR APPORTIONING EACH LEVY FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES; AND PROVIDING WHEN TAXES SHALL BECOME DUE AND WHEN SAME SHALL BECOME DELINQUENT IF NOT PAID.
R. Todd Webster
City of Kyle
The City Council of the City of Kyle will consider adopting the following ordinances on September 1, 2015 at Kyle City Hall, 100 W. Center Street, at 7:00 p.m.:
Approve an Ordinance amending the City's Approved Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15 by increasing the number of authorized positions by adding three (3) full-time positions to the Public Works Department for the operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.
An ordinance amending Chapter 53 (Zoning) of the City of Kyle, Texas, for the purpose of rezoning approximately 0.53 acres of land from Single Family Residential “R-1” to Retail Service District “RS” located at 713 and 715 N. Old Highway 81, in Hays County, Texas. (Alberto Saucedo, Sr. on behalf of Ypolita Cruz Saucedo, Z-15-007).
An Ordinance of the City of Kyle, Texas, Amending Chapter 29, "Sign Standards and Permits" of the City's Code of Ordinances relative to permitting existing off-premise commercial billboards to be converted to changeable electronic variable message signs ("CEVMS") subject to specific approval of the City Council; requiring a sign face exchange ratio for digital display signs; repealing the sunset clause for the sign face exchange ratio; repealing all conflicting Ordinances; and providing an effective date.
R. Todd Webster
NOTICE OF 2015 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF KYLE
A tax rate of $0.6145 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of Kyle. 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.
PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.6145 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE $0.5383 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.4870 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.6208 per $100
The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of Kyle from the same properties in both the 2014 tax year and the 2015 tax year.
The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that City of Kyle 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:
Hays County Tax Assessor-Collector
712 S. Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX 78666
luanne [at] co [dot] hays [dot] tx [dot] us
You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: August 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM at Kyle City Hall, 100 West Center Street, Kyle, TX 78640.
Second Hearing: August 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM at Kyle City Hall, 100 West Center Street, Kyle, TX 78640.
City of Kyle, Texas
Notice of City Council Budget Meetings and Public Hearings
Proposed Operating and Capital Budget
For Fiscal Year 2015-2016
The Kyle City Council is scheduled to conduct Budget Meetings and Public Hearings on the City Manager's Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 including property tax rate, water/wastewater service rates, and other fees/charges for various City services.
The City Manager will hold the second budget workshop with the City Council on the Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8:00 a.m., at the Kyle City Hall, 100 West Center Street, Kyle, Texas.
The Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 is a complete financial plan for all City Funds, programs, services, operations, and capital improvement program (CIP) activities for the period covering October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. The Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 for all City expenditures totals approximately $78.8 million and 202.5 full time equivalent positions. Of the total $78.8 million Proposed Budget, the budget for the City’s General Fund for Fiscal Year 2015-16 totals approximately $21.7 million with a $0.3 million surplus; revenues for General Fund totals approximately $22.0 million and expenditures total approximately $21.7 million.
A general summary of the City’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 for all City Funds is provided below:
FOR ALL CITY FUNDS
· Estimated Beginning Fund Balance $ 63,629,514
· Estimated Revenue $ 47,636,571
· Estimated Available Funds $111,266,085
· Estimated Expenditures $ 78,860,239
· Estimated Ending Fund Balance $ 32,405,846*
* Reflects expenditure of $31.2 million in accumulated funds; $22.0 million in road bond proceeds, $7.7 million in impact fees, and $1.3 million in utility funds.
The City Council is scheduled to hold Budget Meetings and Public Hearings on the Proposed Budget and rates for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 at the Kyle City Hall, 100 West Center Street, Kyle, Texas, on the following dates:
City Council Budget Workshop No. 2: Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
Public Hearing No. 1 on Budget & Rates: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Public Hearing No. 2 on Budget & Rates: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Adoption of Budget & Rates (1st Reading): Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Adoption of Budget & Rates (2nd Reading): Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
All Kyle residents and interested persons are invited to attend the City Council’s Budget Meetings and Public Hearings and to provide their comments to the City Council. An electronic copy of the Proposed Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 will be available on the City's website beginning July 27, 2015. A printed copy of the complete proposed budget document will also be made available for public inspection beginning August 3, 2015 during business hours (except on a City holiday) at the Kyle City Hall located at 100 West Center Street, Kyle, Texas, and at the Kyle Public Library located at 550 Scott Street, Kyle, Texas.
Perwez A. Moheet, CPA
Director of Finance
July 24, 2015
City of Kyle Seeking Applications for Advisory Boards
The City of Kyle is seeking volunteers to serve on its various advisory boards. Current vacancies exist on The Library Board, Train Depot Board, Economic Development Board, and Parks Board.
An advisory board generally consists of seven members who are appointed by the City Council. The role of an advisory board is to review specific policy issues related to the mission and purpose of the board and forward findings to the City Council for its consideration.
After your application is submitted, it will receive a staff review and applications that best reflect the mission and purpose of the board will be forwarded for consideration.
Position descriptions and application forms are available at CityofKyle.com.