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 INTENTION TO ISSUE COMBINATION TAX AND REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION FOR THE CITY OF TIOGA, TEXAS
The City Council of the City of Tioga, Texas, shall convene a meeting at 7:00 P.M. on January 9, 2023, at City Hall, 600 N Main St, Tioga, TX 76271 and during such meeting, the City Council will consider the passage of an ordinance or ordinances authorizing the issuance of one or more series of interest bearing certificates of obligation in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $6,800,000, for paying all or a portion of the City’s contractual obligations to be incurred in connection with (1) constructing, acquiring, installing, replacing, equipping and improving the city’s wastewater system facilities consisting of a new wastewater treatment plant, sewer lines, manholes, lift stations, and force mains and (2) paying legal, fiscal, engineering, architectural and other professional services in connection with these projects. Such certificates are to be made payable from ad valorem taxes and a lien on and pledge of surplus revenues of the City’s waterworks and sewer system. The certificates are to be issued, and this notice is given, under and pursuant to the provisions of Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 271, Subchapter C.
The following information is provided to follow Tex. H.B. 477, 86 Leg., R.S. (2019). The current principal of all outstanding debt obligations of the City is $0. The current combined principal and interest on all outstanding debt obligations of the City, paid on time and in full, is $0. The maximum principal amount of the certificates to be authorized is $6,800,000 and the estimated combined principal and interest required to pay the certificates to be authorized on time and in full is $12,085,140. The maximum interest rate for the certificates may not exceed the maximum legal interest rate. The maximum maturity date of the certificates to be authorized is August 15, 2048. The above information excludes $1,317,000 in outstanding obligations the City has designated as self-supporting being the City’s Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2000A; Combination Tax and Surplus Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2016 and Limited Tax Notes, Series 2016. Information regarding these items may be obtained during business hours from the City Secretary, 600 N Main St, Tioga, TX 76271, Phone: 940-437-2351, www.tiogatx.gov.
Notices – Civil Rights
Citizen Participation & Grievance Procedures Notice
The City of Tioga has adopted complaint and grievance procedures regarding its Texas Community Development Block Grant Programs (TxCDBG). Citizens may obtain a copy of these written procedures at City Hall, 600 Main St. between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Citizens may also request the procedures be mailed to them by calling Donna Carney, City Secretary at 940-437-2351. These procedures outline the steps for a citizen to follow if s/he wishes to file a complaint or grievance about TxCDBG activities.
A person who has a complaint or grievance about any services or activities with respect to the TxCDBG project may, during regular business hours, submit such complaint or grievance, in writing to the City Secretary, at 600 Main Street, Tioga, Texas 76271 or may call 940-437-2351. The City Secretary will make every effort to respond fully to such complaints within fifteen (15) working days where practicable.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The City of Tioga does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Fair Housing Public Service Announcement
Public Service Announcement:
Fair Housing, It’s the Law
To promote fair housing practices, the City of Tioga 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.
Avisos – Derechos civiles
Aviso de participación ciudadana y procedimientos de reclamo
La Ciudad de Tioga ha adoptado procedimientos de reclamos y quejas 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, 600 Main St. entre las 8:00 a.m. y las 4:00 p.m. De lunes a viernes. Los ciudadanos también pueden solicitar que se les envíen los procedimientos por correo llamando a Donna Carney, Secretaria de la Ciudad al 940-437-2351. 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 queja sobre cualquier servicio o actividad con respecto al proyecto TxCDBG puede, durante el horario comercial habitual, presentar dicha queja o queja, por escrito al Secretario de la Ciudad, en 600 Main Street, Tioga, Texas 76271 o puede llame al 940-437-2351. El Secretario de la Ciudad hará todo lo posible para responder completamente a tales quejas dentro de los quince (15) días hábiles donde sea posible.
Declaración de igualdad de oportunidades de empleo
La ciudad de Tioga no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad de género u origen nacional.
Anuncio de servicio público de vivienda justa
Anuncio de servicio publico:
Equidad de vivienda, es la ley
Para promover prácticas de vivienda justa, la Ciudad de Tioga alienta a los propietarios e inquilinos potenciales a conocer sus derechos bajo 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 familiar u origen nacional en la venta o alquiler de unidades en el mercado de la vivienda.
Para obtener más información sobre vivienda justa o para denunciar una posible discriminación de vivienda justa, llame a la Comisión de la Fuerza Laboral de Texas al (888) 452-4778 o (512) 463-2642 TTY: 512-371-7473.denunciar una posible discriminación de vivienda justa, llame a la Comisión de la Fuerza Laboral de Texas al (888) 452-4778 o (512) 463-2642 TTY: 512-371-7473.
NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
October 21, 2020
City of Tioga
600 Main Street
Tioga, Texas 76271
These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Tioga.
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about November 10, 2020 the City of Tioga will submit a request to the Texas Department of Agriculture for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds under Section 104 (F) of the Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a project known as the City of Tioga TxCDBG 7219302for the purpose of sidewalk and parking improvements in the Downtown Revitalization area with approximately two thousand eleven linear feet (2,011 l.f.) of concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter, two (2) ADA compliant ramps, signage, crosswalk striping, three hundred linear feet (300 l.f.) of six-inch (6″) cement parking area and all associated appurtenances in the following locations:
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Administration and Engineering Activities – Project includes associated Administration and Engineering fees and services.
The activities will be funded by the Office of Rural Affairs of the Texas Department of Agriculture with $350,000 in funds allocated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Block Grant, Community Development Program. The City of Tioga will contribute an additional $70,000.00 in matching funds from its general fund.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The City of Tioga has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the City of Tioga City Hall, 600 Main Street, Tioga, Texas 76271 and may be examined or copied weekdays 9 A.M to 4 P.M. A digital or mailed copy of the ERR may be obtained by contacting Donna Carney, City Secretary, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Office of the Mayor. Comments may also be submitted via email to Charles Edwards with Resource Management & Consulting Co. at email@example.com. All comments received by November 9, 2020 will be considered by the City of Tioga prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.
The City of Tioga certifies to the Texas Department of Agriculture that Craig Jezek in his capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The Texas Department of Agriculture’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Tioga to use Program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
The Texas Department of Agriculture will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Tioga’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Tioga, Texas; (b) the City of Tioga has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the Texas Department of Agriculture or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted via email in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to Pamela Wozniak, Environmental Review Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org . Potential objectors should contact the Texas Department of Agriculture via email to verify the actual last day of the objection period.