Notices & Surveys
Tax Rate & Budget Notices
Grayson College is a good steward of public funds and strives to maintain an open and transparent account of its finances and policies. The following information is made available to keep the public informed of the Board of Trustees work toward finalizing the proposed budget for the next academic year.
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase The Grayson College Board of Trustees will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 5.84 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax 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 will be held on August 16, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Grayson College Main Campus Student Success Center Board Room, 6101 Grayson Dr., Denison, TX.
The second public hearing will be held on August 21, 2019 at 9:00 am at Grayson College Main Campus Student Success Center Board Room, 6101 Grayson Dr., Denison, TX.
The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows:
FOR: Ronnie Cole, Dr. Debbie Barnes-Plyler, Ralph Jones, Jackie Butler, Dr. Mack Broiles, Rad Richardson
PRESENT and not voting: None
ABSENT: Krista Hartman
The average taxable value ofa residence homestead in ORA YSON COLLEGE last year was $157,101. Based on last year's tax rate of $0.177334 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $278.59.
The average taxable value of a residence homestead in ORA YSON COLLEGE this year is $172,970. If the governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.162268 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $280.67.
If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of$0.171752 per $100 of taxable value, the amount oftaxes imposed this year on the average home would be $297.08.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings and express their views.