Welcome to the City of Tioga!

Located in the southwest corner of Grayson County, Tioga  is in the heart of “horse country” and provides our citizens with the “best of both worlds”… they are close enough to enjoy all the amenities of  the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex (only 46 miles south of us) while still enjoying the rural charm and values of a small town.  Come see what makes the City of Tioga so special!  If you need help, we are ready to assist you.  Check out our calendar on the right for upcoming events, navigate the quick links to find the information you’re looking for and visit our pages to find out more information about this wonderful community.

 

NOTICE OF 2017 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF TIOGA

A tax rate of $0.540992 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of Tioga. 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 the City of Tioga proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of hiring another police officer.

PROPOSED TAX RATE                         $0.540992/$100

PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE       $0.540992/$100

EFFECTIVE TAX RATE                        $0.487599/$100

ROLLBACK TAX RATE                         $0.526606/$100

The effective tax rate is the total ta rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of Tioga from the same properties in both the 2016 tax year and the 2017 tax year.

The rollback rate is the highest tax rate that City of Tioga 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 on 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:

Bruce Stidham, Grayson County Tax Assessor/Collector, 100 W. Houston, Ste 11, Sherman, Texas 75090. 903-813-4269. millere@co.grayson.tx.us. www.tiogatx.gov

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

First Hearing: August 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 600 Main Street, Tioga, Texas.

Second Hearing: September 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 600 Main Street, Tioga, Texas.

Proposed Budget for the City of Tioga for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

The City Council of the City of Tioga will hold a public hearing on September 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 600 Main Street, Tioga, Texas to receive public comment on the proposed budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. This budget will raise more revenue from property taxes than last year’s budget by $44,546 or 17.65%, and of that amount, $18,089 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the roll this year. The proposed budget may be examined in the City Secretary’s Office, 600 Main Street, Tioga, Texas or by clicking on the following link: Proposed Budget 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

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