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File #: 21-4790    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Policy Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for Commissioners Court to direct and determine whether to calculate the Voter-Approval Rate for Harris County and the Flood Control District in the manner provided for a special taxing unit due to the Governor's disaster declaration, to ensure compliance with Truth-in-Taxation provision of the Texas Property Tax Code.
Attachments: 1. 21-4790 CommCourt_item_Disaster Letter_09-14-2021.pdf
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Department: Tax Assessor-Collector

Department Head/Elected Official: Ann Harris Bennett, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector


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? Regular RCA
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Type of Request: Policy

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Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for Commissioners Court to direct and determine whether to calculate the Voter-Approval Rate for Harris County and the Flood Control District in the manner provided for a special taxing unit due to the Governor's disaster declaration, to ensure compliance with Truth-in-Taxation provision of the Texas Property Tax Code.
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Background and Discussion:
February 12, 2021 Governor Abbott issued a Disaster Declaration in response to severe winter weather in Texas. As required by Section 26.042 of the Texas Property Tax Code, the governing body of a taxing unit may direct the designated officer or employee to calculate the voter-approval tax rate of the taxing unit in the manner provided for a special taxing unit if any part of the taxing unit is located in an area declared a disaster area.
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? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health

? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service

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? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

? Precinct 3
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