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Public Notice & Press Release

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget

The Town of Fulton
Fiscal Year 2019-2020
Budget Cover Page

THIS BUDGET WILL RAISE MORE TOTAL PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR’S BUDGET BY $25,046 OR 5.17%, AND OF THAT AMOUNT, $10,812 IS TAX REVENUE TO BE RAISED FROM NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE TAX ROLL THIS YEAR.

The members of the governing body voted on the budget as follows:
FOR: 5
AGAINST: 0
PRESENT and not voting: 0
ABSENT: 0

Property Tax Rate Comparison

2019-2020 2018-2019
Property Tax Rate:  $0.239990/100 $0.262272/100
Effective Tax Rate:  $0.232767/100 $0.290469/100
Effective Maintenance & Operations Tax Rate:  $0.091292/100 $0.127802/100
Rollback Tax Rate:  $0.242022/100 $0.302933/100
Debt Rate:  $0.148698/100 $0.164907 /100

Click here for full Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget document.

PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED BUDGET FOR 2019-20 FISCAL YEAR

NOTICE

 

TOWN OF FULTON

 PUBLIC HEARING

REGARDING PROPOSED BUDGET

FOR 2019-20 FISCAL YEAR

 Monday, September 9, 2019

5:00PM

 The Town of Fulton will hold a PUBLIC HEARING in the Town of Fulton Council Chambers located at 201 North 7th Street, Fulton, Texas, to discuss the FY 2019-20 budget proposed for adoption by the governing body of the Town of Fulton.

This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $25,046 or 5.17%, and of that amount, $10,812 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.

The Town of Fulton encourages citizens to participate and make their views known at this Public Hearing.  The facility and parking spaces where this meeting is to be held are handicap accessible.

NOTICE OF 2019 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR TOWN OF FULTON

NOTICE OF 2019 TAX YEAR PROPOSED
PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR TOWN OF FULTON

Printable Notice

A tax rate of $0.239990 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of Town of Fulton. 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 Town of Fulton proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of street repairs and funding essential governing services.

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.239990 per $100
PRECEDING YEAR’S TAX RATE $0.262272 per $100
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $0.232767 per $100
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $0.242022 per $100

The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for Town of Fulton from the same properties in both the 2018 tax year and the 2019 tax year.

The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that Town of Fulton 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:

Jeri D. Cox
Tax Assessor-Collector, Aransas County
Aransas County Tax Office, 319 N Church St, Rockport
TX 78382
361-790-0160
jcox@aransascounty.org
www.aransascountytx.gov

You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:

First Hearing: August 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Fulton Town Hall, 201 N. 7th Street, Fulton, Texas.

Second Hearing: August 22, 2019 at 5:00 PM at Fulton Town Hall, 201 N. 7th Street, Fulton, Texas.

TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF FULTON
TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)
HURRICANE HARVEY DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM
The Town of Fulton will submit a CDBG-DR application for $4,759,465 for drainage system improvements in the western area of Fulton related to Hurricane Harvey declared disaster events to the General Land Office (GLO) CDBG-DR Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery Program. Applications will be available for review on and after July 15, 2019, at the City Hall at 201 N. 7th Street, Fulton Texas, 78358, during regular business hours for at least thirty days.

AVISO PUBLICO
LA CIUDAD DE FULTON
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) DE TEXAS
HURRICANE HARVEY DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM
La ciudad de Fulton presentará una solicitud CDBG-DR por $4,759,465 para actividades elegibles de mejorameintos a lot sistemas de drenaje en el área occidental de Fulton relacionadas con eventos de desastre declarados del Huracán Harvey a la Oficina General de Tierras (GLO) CDBG-DR Programa de Recuperación de Desastres del Huracán Harvey. Las solicitudes estarán disponibles para revisión después del dia Julio 15, 2019 en el Palacio Municipal localizado en 201 N. 7th Street, Fulton, Texas, 78358, durante el horario normal de oficina por un periodo mínimo de treinta dias.

 

FULTON Affidavit of Public Notice Posting PDF FOR SIG

Fulton Eng-Spn Harvey App Notice for Posting

Fulton Harvey App Form PDF FOR POSTING

GLO posts draft Regional Housing Guidelines for Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program for mandatory comment period

PRESS RELEASE
GLO posts draft Regional Housing Guidelines for Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program for mandatory comment period Public notices for disaster recovery are found at http://recovery.texas.gov/public-notices/index.html

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 19, 2018
Contact: Brittany Eck, Director
of Communications Community
Development & Revitalization – Texas
General Land Office
(512) 463-5708
brittany.eck@glo.texas.gov

AUSTIN — Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) posted the final four of six draft Regional Housing Guidelines for the Homeowner Assistance Program for a federally mandated 30-day public comment period. The first two Regional Housing Guidelines released were the Central/Golden Crescent Region and the Coastal Bend Region. … READ THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE

Gov. Abbott acts to delay planned 10 percent hike in windstorm insurance rates

Governor Abbott has heard from members of the community and the legislature on this issue. Communities and families are still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and the Governor believed that a rate increase at this time would negatively impact residents of the Gulf Coast. The Governor believed it was necessary to delay any decision to approve or disapprove the proposed rate increase, and until the Legislature has had a full opportunity to address the matter.

View the letter to the right.

View the letter as a printable pdf file.

 

 

Aransas County Long Term Recovery Action Plan and Report Ready for Public Comment

(ROCKPORT-FULTON, TX) – Hurricane Harvey has not stopped Rockport-Fulton from being a thriving community. Though the process was difficult, Rockport-Fulton has made unbelievable progress after the destruction of Hurricane Harvey; but we still have more to do. This past year, in collaboration with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University, the Aransas County Long Term Recovery Team (LTRT), the Navigation District and all jurisdictions within the County have drafted an Aransas County Long Term Recovery Action Plan and Report. The Report was written to lay out a plan to document our actions after Hurricane Harvey and to document the challenges we faced along the way in the Long Term Recovery process. The Aransas County Long Term Recovery Action Plan Report’s final draft has been posted for public comment on the Aransas County Website and will be sent to all the impacted jurisdictions.

Click below to read the full News Release

LTR Action Plan Press Release 82918.322

Public Notice about Special Events Center

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) is considering a request for Federal assistance from the Town of Fulton to construct a Special Events Center in Fulton, Aransas County, Texas. Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), EDA is conducting an assessment of the potential of the proposed project to affect the environment and/or historic properties. Notice is hereby given that the project is proposed to be located in, or may affect, a floodplain and/or wetland as defined by Executive Order (EO)11988 and/or EO11990.

The project includes construction of approximately 10,000 s.f. special events center, recreation area, and resurface of parking on approximately 1.38 acres of land. The project will be located at 402 North Fulton Beach Road. Project information is available for review at 201 North 7thStreet, Fulton TX 78358 (Town Hall at 361-729-5533).

​If you have any information regarding potential impacts to historic properties or environmental resources including wetlands or floodplains associated with this proposed project please provide it in writing to:

Corey Dunn
Regional Environmental Officer
Department of Commerce
Economic Development Administration
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 206
Austin, Texas 78701

​Comments received in the EDA Regional Office by 5:00 pm eastern on September 30, 2018 will be considered. A copy of the NEPA/NHPA decisional document will be available upon request at the above EDA Regional Office.

Read the

Project Information

by clicking here – Webposting for Fulton Convention Center.