Public Notices

Notice of 2017 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for County of Dimmit

A tax rate of $0.380000 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of County of Dimmit. 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 County of Dimmit proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of maintaining existing service levels and to provide resources needed for operations. Tax Rate will be lowered by .0895 cents.

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.380000 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE $0.469500 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.324379 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.394989 per $100

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

The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that County of Dimmit 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:

Mary E Sandoval
County of Dimmit Tax Assessor Collector
301 N 5th St Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
830-876-4246 Ext #3
www.dimmitcounty.org

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 10:00 AM at Dimmit County Courthouse 103 N 5th St Carrizo Springs, TX 78834.

Second Hearing: September 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Dimmit County Courthouse 103 N 5th St Carrizo Springs, TX 78834.

Dimmit County Tax Office Relocation

Dimmit County Tax Office has relocated to
212 N. 4TH St. Carrizo Springs, TX 78834

New Phone Number: (830) 876-9904

Notice of 2016 Proposed Property Tax Rate for County of Dimmit

A tax rate of $0.499500 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of County of Dimmit.

PROPOSED TAX RATE
$0.499500 per $100

PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE
$0.400000 per $100

EFFECTIVE TAX RATE
$0.712990 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for County of Dimmit from the same properties in both the 2015 tax year and the 2016 tax year.

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:

Mary E Sandoval
County of Dimmit Tax Assessor Collector
301 N 5th St Carrizo Springs TX 78834
830-876-4246 Ext: 3
taxassessorcollector@dimmitcounty.org
www.dimmitcounty.org

Truth in Taxation Summary

Texas Property Tax Code Section 26.16
County of DIMMIT

Taxing Entity Adopted Tax Rate M&O Rate Debt Rate Effective Tax Rate Effective M&O Rate Rollback Tax Rate
CBW-City of Big Wells
Tax Year 2015 0.3856 0.3856 N/A 0.385626 N/A N/A
Tax Year 2014 0.3646 0.3646 N/A 0.364657 N/A N/A
Tax Year 2013 0.4927 0.4927 N/A 0.470232 N/A N/A
Tax Year 2012 0.4927 0.4927 N/A 0.424471 N/A N/A
Tax Year 2011 0.4927 0.4927 N/A 0.4656 N/A N/A
CCS-City of Carrizo Springs
Tax Year 2015 0.6 0.33 0.562504 0.432963 1.32948 0.839038
Tax Year 2014 0.4249 0.1549 0.561802 0.424899 1.359412 0.886684
Tax Year 2013 0.4987 0.2244 0.61692 0.498767 1.637392 1.055701
Tax Year 2012 0.5474 0.222 0.713903 0.359291 0.773059 1.053411
Tax Year 2011 0.4169 0.3069 0.192416 0.416913 0.61202 0.567113
COA-City of Asherton
Tax Year 2015 0.3948 0.2609 0.133886 0.354237 0.241572 0.394783
Tax Year 2014 0.3534 0.241 0.112401 0.339005 0.223156 0.353409
Tax Year 2013 0.3521 0.2311 0.120997 0.307642 0.214009 0.352126
Tax Year 2012 0.46 0.46 0.199998 0.431918 0.431918 0.666469
Tax Year 2011 0.46 0.46 0.2076 0.4471 0.4471 0.6904
GDM-Dimmit County
Tax Year 2015 0.4 0.189 0.314479 0.427954 0.238548 0.57211
Tax Year 2014 0.23 0.097 0.143563 0.174105 0.19022 0.349
Tax Year 2013 0.23 0.097 0.133042 0.145267 0.251118 0.233083
Tax Year 2012 0.28 0.1515 0.112484 0.180657 0.381483 0.282493
Tax Year 2011 0.46 0.35 0.115153 0.350751 0.517478 0.463243
RHD-Dimmit Regional Hospital
Tax Year 2015 0.06 0.06 0.004507 0.061703 0.061702 0.071145
Tax Year 2014 0.05 0.05 0.007566 0.037856 0.037856 0.04845
Tax Year 2013 0.05 0.05 0.17274 0.036464 0.036464 0.056655
Tax Year 2012 0.07 0.07 0.035021 0.039942 0.039942 0.078158
Tax Year 2011 0.1 0.1 0.025198 0.077913 0.077913 0.109344
SCS-Carrizo Springs CISD
Tax Year 2015 1.1133 1.06 0.0533 1.3667 1.5 1.2233
Tax Year 2014 1.1022 1.06 0.0422 0.8525 1.5 1.2122
Tax Year 2013 1.1274 1.06 0.0674 0.5879 1.5 1.1394
Tax Year 2012 1.1402 1.04 0.1002 0.418 1.5 1.1402
Tax Year 2011 1.07 1.04 0.0318 0.5932 1.5 1.0718
WSD-Cons Water District
Tax Year 2015 0.00573 0.00573 N/A N/A N/A
Tax Year 2014 0.00515 0.00515 N/A N/A N/A 0.01182
Tax Year 2013 0.0058 0.0058 N/A N/A N/A 0.0253
Tax Year 2012 0.0115 0.0115 N/A N/A N/A 0.02559
Tax Year 2011 0.025 0.025 N/A N/A N/A 0.0328

The county is providing this table of property tax rate information as a service to the residents of the county. The county calculates the property tax rates listed in this table with the exception of SCS-Carrizo Springs CISD & WSD-Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District however these taxing units have provided the information to the county.

The Adopted Tax Rate is the tax rate adopted by the governing body of a taxing unit.

The Maintenance and Operations Rate is the component of the adopted tax rate of a taxing unit that will impose the amount of taxes needed to fund maintenance and operation expenditures of the unit for the following year.

The Debt Rate is the component of the adopted tax rate of a taxing unit that will impose the amount of taxes needed to fund the unit’s debt service for the following year.

The Effective Tax Rate is the tax rate that would generate the same amount of revenue in the current tax year as was generated by a taxing unit’s adopted tax rate in the preceding tax year from property that is taxable in both the current tax year and the preceding tax year.

The Effective Maintenance and Operations Rate is the tax rate that would generate the same amount of revenue for maintenance and operations in the current tax year as was generated by a taxing unit’s maintenance and operations rate in the preceding tax year from property that is taxable in both the current tax year and the preceding tax year.

The Rollback Tax Rate is the highest tax rate a taxing unit may adopt before requiring voter approval at an election. In the case of a taxing unit other than a school district the voters by petition may require that a rollback election be held if the unit adopts a tax rate in excess of the unit’s rollback tax rate. In the case of a school district, an election will automatically be held if the district wishes to adopt a tax rate in excess of the district’s rollback tax rate.

Truth in Taxation Summary

Texas Property Tax Code Section 26.16
County of DIMMIT

Taxing Entity Adopted Tax Rate M&O Rate Debt Rate Effective Tax Rate Effective M&O Rate Rollback Tax Rate
CBW-City of Big Wells

Tax Year 2014

Tax Year 2013

Tax Year 2012

Tax Year 2011

Tax Year 2010

 

 

 

0.3646

0.4927

0.4927

0.4927

0.4927

 

 

 

0.3646

0.4927

0.4927

0.4927

0.4927

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

0.364657

0.470232

0.424471

0.4656

0.479827

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

CCS-City of Carrizo Spgs

Tax Year 2014

Tax Year 2013

Tax Year 2012

Tax Year 2011

Tax Year 2010

 

 

 

0.4249

0.4987

0.5474

0.4169

0.4798

 

 

 

0.1549

0.2244

0.2220

0.3069

0.3698

 

 

 

0.561802

0.616920

0.713903

0.192416

0.221931

 

 

 

0.424899

0.498767

0.359291

0.416913

0.479795

 

 

 

1.359412

1.637392

0.773059

0.612020

0.616217

 

 

 

2.029966

1.055701

1.053411

0.567113

0.653416

 

COA-City of Asherton

Tax Year 2014

Tax Year 2013

Tax Year 2012

Tax Year 2011

Tax Year 2010

 

 

 

0.3534

0.3521

0.4600

0.4600

0.4654

 

 

 

0.2410

0.2311

0.4600

0.4600

0.4900

 

 

 

0.112401

0.120997

0.199998

0.2076

0.220451

 

 

 

0.339005

0.307642

0.431918

0.4471

0.465406

 

 

 

0.223156

0.214009

0.431918

0.4471

0.465406

 

 

 

0.353409

0.352126

0.666469

0.6904

0.723089

 

GDM-Dimmit County

Tax Year 2014

Tax Year 2013

Tax Year 2012

Tax Year 2011

Tax Year 2010

 

 

 

0.2300

0.2300

0.2800

0.4600

0.6900

 

 

 

0.0970

0.0970

0.1515

0.3500

0.6000

 

 

 

0.143563

0.133042

0.112484

0.115153

0.103834

 

 

 

0.174105

0.145267

0.180657

0.350751

0.639799

 

 

 

0.190220

0.251118

0.381483

0.517478

0.678051

 

 

 

0.349000

0.233083

0.282493

0.463243

0.733283

 

RHD-Dimmit Reg Hosp Dist

Tax Year 2014

Tax Year 2013

Tax Year 2012

Tax Year 2011

Tax Year 2010

 

 

 

0.05

0.05

0.07

0.10

0.15

 

 

 

0.05

0.05

0.07

0.10

0.15

 

 

 

0.007566

0.17274

0.035021

0.025198

N/A

 

 

 

0.037856

0.036464

0.039942

0.077913

N/A

 

 

 

0.037856

0.036464

0.039942

0.077913

N/A

 

 

 

0.048450

0.056655

0.078158

0.109344

N/A

 

SCS-Carrizo Springs CISD

Tax Year 2014

Tax Year 2013

Tax Year 2012

Tax Year 2011

Tax Year 2010

 

 

1.1022

1.1274

1.1402

1.07

1.200

 

 

 

1.0600

1.0600

1.040

1.040

1.145

 

 

 

 

0.0422

0.0674

0.1002

0.0318

0.0550

 

 

 

 

0.8525

0.5879

0.4180

0.5932

1.1505

 

 

 

 

1.500

1.500

1.500

1.500

1.500

 

 

 

 

1.2122

1.1394

1.1402

1.0718

1.2000

 

WSD-Cons Water District

Tax Year 2014

Tax Year 2013

Tax Year 2012

Tax Year 2011

Tax Year 2010

 

 

 

0.00515

0.0058

0.0115

0.025

0.028

 

 

 

0.00515

0.0058

0.0115

0.025

0.028

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

 

0.01182

0.0253

0.02559

0.0328

 

 

The county is providing this table of property tax rate information as a service to the residents of the county. The county calculates the property tax rates listed in this table with the exception of SCS-Carrizo Springs CISD & WSD-Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District however these taxing units have provided the information to the county.

The Adopted Tax Rate is the tax rate adopted by the governing body of a taxing unit.

The Maintenance and Operations Rate is the component of the adopted tax rate of a taxing unit that will impose the amount of taxes needed to fund maintenance and operation expenditures of the unit for the following year.

The Debt Rate is the component of the adopted tax rate of a taxing unit that will impose the amount of taxes needed to fund the unit’s debt service for the following year.

The Effective Tax Rate is the tax rate that would generate the same amount of revenue in the current tax year as was generated by a taxing unit’s adopted tax rate in the preceding tax year from property that is taxable in both the current tax year and the preceding tax year.

The Effective Maintenance and Operations Rate is the tax rate that would generate the same amount of revenue for maintenance and operations in the current tax year as was generated by a taxing unit’s maintenance and operations rate in the preceding tax year from property that is taxable in both the current tax year and the preceding tax year.

The Rollback Tax Rate is the highest tax rate a taxing unit may adopt before requiring voter approval at an election. In the case of a taxing unit other than a school district the voters by petition may require that a rollback election be held if the unit adopts a tax rate in excess of the unit’s rollback tax rate. In the case of a school district, an election will automatically be held if the district wishes to adopt a tax rate in excess of the district’s rollback tax rate.

Fee Increases

Fee Increases per last Texas Legislation in the County Clerk’s Office and the District Clerk’s Office will become effective on :  January 1, 2014

All Fees shall remain at their current rates until then.

Dimmit County Tax Sale

All the property listed in the attachment below will be sold at Sheriff’s Tax Sale at the Courthouse in Carrizo Springs, Texas, on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Sheriff or his agent will sell the property to the highest bidder for cash upon oral bids under the rules governing auction sales generally.

Download the Dimmit County Tax Sale Property List

2012 Tax Rates

ENTITY M&O I&S TOTAL  
CBW .4927 .4927
CCS .2220 .3254 .5474  
COA .3200 .1400 .4600  
GDM .1515 .1285 .2800  
RHD .0700   .0700  
SCS 1.0400 .1002 1.1402
WSD .0115 .0115

CBW – CITY OF BIG WELLS
CCS  – CITY OF CARRIZO SPRINGS
COA – CITY OF ASHERTON
GDM – DIMMIT COUNTY
RHD – REGIONAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT
SCS – CARRIZO SPRINGS CISD
WSD – WINTERGARDEN GRNDWATER CONS. DISTRICT

Dimmit County Regional Management Training

Learn the basics of records management and electronic records in a one-day workshop! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is very pleased to be partnering with Dimmit County to provide this training opportunity.

Download the Brochure

County of Dimmit Housing Rehabilitation Program

The County of Dimmit recently received a $500,000 grant from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs (TDRA) to rehabilitate and/or reconstruct an estimated nine houses belonging to low and moderate income homeowners persons living in the colonias of Espantosa, Carrizo Hills, Catarina and Brundage.  These homes are eligible for roofing, foundation, structural, plumbing, electrical and other repairs or, in some cases, can be completely removed and replaced with new homes.

Please contact the Office of Grants and Planning for more information or instructions at 830-876-4230.  Application forms are available for pick up at: Office of Grants and Planning, County Courthouse Annex at 303 S. 5th Street, Carrizo Springs, TX, 78834 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and again from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..  Please return completed applications to the same location.

1. Be prepared to show provide proof of identification.  Please have a copy of the following documents, for all family members over 18 years of age when you submit your application: TX Driver’s license or TX picture ID card
2. Proof of residency for the past year must accompany this form.  Please have a copy of one or more of the following documents or have available for copying when you turn in this initial form: Voter’s Registration, Utility Bills
Verification of income on all residing family members over the age of eighteen must be made available for this application.  This includes income from wages, salaries, social security, disability, checking & savings accounts, other properties in your name, child support paid to you, benefits, pensions and any public assistance provided to you.   You will need to show proof of these items with copies of check stubs, bank statements; letters from the Social Security Administration and so on when you submit your application.

Finally you must show proof of ownership of the property in the form of a copy of your warranty deed or some other document of ownership that has been filed with the county.  You must submit this documentation when you submit your application.  Failure to submit all of the required documentation will result in the delay of reviewing the application.  Applications can not be reviewed until all of the required documentation has been submitted.
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