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File #: RES-0732    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 7/1/2020 In control: City Manager Office
On agenda: 7/14/2020 Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Approving a Resolution of the City of Pflugerville, Texas authorizing the Finance Director of the City of Pflugerville to direct the Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector to calculate the Voter-Approval Tax Rate of the City of Pflugerville in the manner provided for a special taxing unit due to the Governor's State-wide Declaration of Disaster in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic; and declaring an effective date.
Attachments: 1. Tax Rate 8 VAR Resolution 07_07_20

Title

Approving a Resolution of the City of Pflugerville, Texas authorizing the Finance Director of the City of Pflugerville to direct the Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector to calculate the Voter-Approval Tax Rate of the City of Pflugerville in the manner provided for a special taxing unit due to the Governor's State-wide Declaration of Disaster in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic; and declaring an effective date.

 

Summary

On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States issued a proclamation declaring that the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States constitutes a national emergency.  Also on March 13, 2020 the Governor of the State of Texas declared a disaster in every Texas county due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

As a result of the declaration of disaster, the Texas Tax Code authorizes the City Council to direct the designated officer or employee to calculate the voter-approval tax rate in the manner special taxing unit, which is 8%. 

 

This action does not adopt a tax rate or require adoption at a specific rate.  This action only provides direction for the calculation of a rate up to 8% for City Council's future consideration.

 

Prior City Council Action

None.

 

Deadline for City Council Action

Action is requested on July 14, 2020.

 

Funding Expected: Revenue __  Expenditure __  N/A _x

Budgeted Item: Yes __ No __  N/A _x_                     

Amount: ________ 

1295 Form Required? Yes __ No _x_                     

Legal Review Required: N/A __ Required _x_ Date Completed: _07/07/20__                                          

 

Supporting documents attached:

Resolution

 

Recommendation

Approve this item authorizing calculation of the Voter-Approval Tax Rate of the City of Pflugerville in the manner provided for a special taxing unit.