Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate

The FORT BEND COUNTY M.U.D. #185 will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2016 on September 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM at 9 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1100, Houston, TX 77046. Your individual taxes may increase or 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.

FOR the proposal: Allen Thomas, Wesley Noonan, Al Menconi, Terrell Berger, and Scott Donahue

AGAINST the proposal: None

PRESENT and not voting: None


The following table compares taxes on an average residence homestead in this taxing unit last year to taxes proposed on the average residence homestead this year.

 Last Year  This Year
 Total tax rate ( per $100 of value )



 Difference in rates per $100 of value  $ .01000/$100
 Percentage increase / decrease in rates ( +/- )  -.96%
 Average appraised residence homestead value  $295,853  $322,125
 General homestead exemptions available (excluding 65 years of age or older or disabled person’s exemptions )  $0   $0
 Average residence homestead taxable value  $295,853  $322,125
 Tax on average residence homestead  $3,076.87  $3,317.88
 Annual increase / decrease in taxes if proposed tax rate is adopted ( +/- ) and percentage of increase ( +/- )



If taxes on the average residence homestead increase by more than eight percent, the qualified voters of the district by petition may require that an election be held to determine whether to reduce the operation and maintenance tax rate to the rollback tax rate under Section 49.236(d), Water Code.

Bob Leared, Tax Assessor-Collector 713-932-9011