Notice of a Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON TAX INCREASE
A tax rate of $0.5693 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Navasota.
PROPOSED TAX RATE                      $0.5693 per $100
NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE          $0.5510 per $100
VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE           $0.5948 per $100
The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2021 tax year that will raise the same amount of property tax revenue for
City of Navasota from the same properties in both the 2020 tax year and the 2021 tax year.
The voter-approval rate is the highest tax rate that City of Navasota may adopt without holding an election to seek voter
approval of the rate.
The proposed tax rate is greater than the no-new-revenue tax rate. This means that City of Navasota is proposing to increase
property taxes for the 2021 tax year.
A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WILL BE HELD ON September 13, 2021 AT 6:00 PM AT
Council Chambers at 200 E McAlpine, Navasota, Texas 77868..
The proposed tax rate is not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, City of Navasota is not required to
hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax rate. However, you may express your support
for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by contacting the members of the City Council of City of Navasota at their
offices or by attending the public hearing mentioned above.
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 the proposal: William A. “Bert” Miller III, Mayor Grant E. Holt, Mayor Pro-Tem &
Councilmember , Bernie Gessner, Councilmember Pattie Pederson, Councilmember Josh Fultz, Councilmember
AGAINST the proposal:
PRESENT and not voting:
ABSENT:
The 86th Texas Legislature modifi ed the manner in which the voter-approval tax rate is calculated to limit the rate
of growth of property taxes in the state.
The following table compares the taxes imposed on the average residence homestead by City of Navasota last
year to the taxes proposed to be imposed on the average residence homestead by City of Navasota this year.

 20202021Change
Total tax rate
(per $100 of
value)
$0.5693$0.5693increase of $0.0000, or 0.00%
Average
homestead
taxable value
$136,151$144,732increase of $8,581, or
Taxable value 6.30%
Tax on average
homestead
$775.11$823.96increase of $48.85, or 6.30%
Total tax
levy on all
properties
$2,698,207$2,893,737increase of $195,530, or 7.25%



For assistance with tax calculations, please contact the tax assessor for City of Navasota at 936-873-2163 or
mboehnke@grimescad.org, or visit www.navasotatx.gov for more information.