Update City of Tom Bean Property Taxes in 2020

New Home sign

The appraisal district is only responsible for determining what the market value of your property was on January 1. The taxing jurisdictions (county, cities, schools, hospital districts, and water districts) determine your tax burden based upon the tax rates they adopt to fund their operating budgets. The property tax rates for the City of Tom Bean have been steadily going down over the last six years as shown below. Due to the increase of new homes being built, this will enable us to decrease the property tax rates over the coming years as well. 2014–.623753/$100 valuation 2015–.623753/$100 valuation 2016–.596287/$100 valuation …

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New and Improved Blessing Box

We have had a blessing box outside of City Hall for about a year. The original donated box has served us well for almost a year, but it was now time to expand our capacity. Today, the new and improved blessing box has been installed and restocked. This is a labor of love for anyone needing help. This well-built cabinet should serve us well for many years! Special thanks to the Tom Bean Public Works Department, Steve Dane, William Cobert, Dakota Bomsburger, Mary Ann Starnes, husband of Mayor Howard Larry Howard, and Shauna Bradshaw for organizing the blessing box for …

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Respond to the census by Sept. 1 – enter the contest!

Over $200 million in critical funding is at stake for schools, transportation and education in Grayson County. For our voice to be heard in government, you must be counted, and time is running out! Here is how: Citizens in Grayson County should have received correspondence from the U.S. Census in the mail and/or hand-delivered by a census taker. Using the Census ID # provided on their correspondence, citizens currently have the option to respond: Online: https://www.my2020census.gov (Multiple language options available) By phone: English: 844-330-2020    Español : 844-468-2020 By mail: Complete the paper form and return it as indicated received Citizens who have …

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Order for Election on November 3, 2020

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An election is hereby ordered to be held on November 3, 2020, in Tom Bean, Texas for the purpose of electing the following city council as required by Article XVI, Section 65 of the Texas Constitution: (Se ordena que las elecciones se celebren el 3 de noviembre de 2020 en Tom Bean, Texas con el propósito de elegir el siguiente consejo municipal según lo requerido por el Artículo XVI, Sección 65 de la Constitución de Texas:) Mayor (Alcade) City Council Member (Miembro del Concejo Municipal) City council Member (Miembro del Conceio Municipal) The polling places listed below will be open …

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Tom Bean Type B Economic Development Corporation Funds New Park

The Tom Bean Type B Economic Development Corporation announces the purchase of land for a new park for the City of Tom Bean. The land is located at 206 Bonham St. and was purchased from the First Baptist Church in Tom Bean. Closing was today at Red River Title in Anna. We have worked on this project for quite some time, and planning for a new park for all in Tom Bean to enjoy will be underway soon.

Request for Proposal: Audit Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Professional Audit Services The City of Tom Bean, Texas is soliciting proposals for Professional Audit Services from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit the City’s financial statements for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2020 through September 30, 2022. The term of the audit contract will be for three (3) years, with an optional renewal for one (1) two-year term, not to exceed a maximum contract period of five (5) years. Due date: no later than 10:00 a.m. (CST) on August 10, 2020. Request for Proposal: Professional Audit Services

Health Protocols for Tom Bean City Hall

The Tom Bean City Hall lobby is now open with the following guidelines: Only 1 Adult is allowed in our lobby at a time (no children). A mask must be worn. No food or drink is allowed inside. Health Protocols for Customers Entering the Lobby of Tom Bean City Hall: Beginning July 1, 2020; the City of Tom Bean will reopen the lobby for customer service with strict adherence to the Texas Department of State Health Services. The following guidelines will be followed to ensure the health and safety of our customers and employees: Encouraging no-contact payments, such as paying …

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