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Special City Council
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August 28, 2014
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Bells is located at the crossroads of US 69 and State Highway 56 just south of US 82 in Grayson County, Texas, United States, Zip Code 75414.

The population was 1,392 at the 2010 census. Bells is part of the Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Bells City Council Meets regularly at City Hall at 203 S Broadway Street on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM
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Telephone (903) 965-7744

NOTICE OF 2014 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF BELLS

A tax rate of $0.536771 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of CITY OF BELLS 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 $0.536771 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE $0.503583 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.497011 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.536771 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for CITY OF BELLS from the same properties in both the 2013 tax year and the 2014 tax year.
The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that CITY OF BELLS 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:
Bruce Stidham
Tax Assessor/Collector
100 W. Houston, Ste. 11, Sherman, TX 75090
903.813.4269
millere@co.grayson.tx.us
www.cityofbells.org

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

First Hearing: August 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM at City Hall, 203 S. Broadway, Bells, TX.
Second Hearing: August 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM at City Hall, 203 S. Broadway, Bells, TX.

2013 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report (CCR):
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2013 CC Report



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