Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase

The Dallas County Community College District conducted public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 5.44% (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax rate calculated under Chapter 26, Tax Code). Your individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate, or even decrease, depending on the change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in taxable value of all other property and the tax rate that is adopted.

The first public hearing was held on August 20, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the District Offices, Lower Level Room 007, 1601 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75215.

The second public hearing was held on August 27, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the District Offices, Lower Level Room 007, 1601 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75215.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised last year at last year’s tax rate of $0.124000 for each $100 of taxable value was $315,067,954.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.124000 for each $100 of taxable value, excluding tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year, is $329,129,018.

The total tax revenue proposed to be raised this year at the proposed tax rate of $0.124000 for each $100 of taxable value, including tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year, is $337,865,346.

The Board of Trustees of Dallas County Community College District is scheduled to vote on the tax rate that will result in that tax increase at a public meeting to be held on September 10, 2019 at the District Offices, Lower Level Room 007, 1601 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, Texas 75215 at 4:00 p.m.

The Dallas County Community College District proposes to use the increase in total tax revenue for the purpose of addressing the challenges of poverty and labor skills gap that exists in Dall County as well as increasing scholarships in support of Early College High Schools, P-Tech and Dual Credit Programs.