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Proposed budget features lower tax rate, increased funding for street maintenance
The City of Round Rock’s proposed fiscal 2013 budget features a tax rate slightly lower than last year while increasing funding for street maintenance by 36 percent, and maintaining an emphasis on public safety, community development and parks. City Manager...
Posted: Aug 08 2012, 01:34 PM by Will Hampton | with no comments
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Budget plan restores funding for street maintenance, balanced at effective rate
The Round Rock City Council will consider a $137 million fiscal 2012 budget (PDF) that includes renewed funding for street maintenance, balanced at the effective tax rate, and no water/wastewater utility rate increases. City Manager Steve Norwood presented...
Posted: Aug 02 2011, 09:34 AM by Will Hampton | with no comments
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New drainage utility fee goes into effect in March
A new drainage utility fee goes into effect with March utility bills. The fee is part of the City’s long-term effort to reduce its reliance on sales tax revenue and was approved by the City Council in November. All single family residences will pay a...
City Manager proposes reduced budget for FY 2011 that includes additional police, new transit program
The Round Rock City Council will consider a fiscal 2011 General Fund budget that is almost $3 million less than the current budget, but adds police officers, a new transit program and establishes a parks maintenance fund. Round Rock City Manager Jim Nuse...
Posted: Aug 02 2010, 01:54 PM by Will Hampton | with no comments
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City prepares for $5 million revenue shortfall; considers new long-term measures for changing economic model
As the recession continues to negatively impact City of Round Rock sales tax revenues – we anticipate a $5 million shortfall this fiscal year – we will aggressively reduce expenses in the short term, while retooling operations and our financial management...
Posted: Feb 23 2010, 01:30 PM by Will Hampton | with no comments
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City plans budget reductions as revenues decline
You may have seen in the news in January that Round Rock bucked statewide trends when its sales tax revenue increased 10 percent compared to a year ago. Most cities saw double-digit declines in sales tax revenue for the month. Because sales tax revenue...
Posted: Feb 10 2010, 02:50 PM by Will Hampton | with no comments
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Let's talk dollars -- 2009 Round Rock budget and tax rate
It's time for public input as the City Council considers the 2008-2009 budget and tax rate. The proposed $134.6 million budget and our strategic budget can be found here . They're huge documents, so be patient as they download. For an overview...
Final update: Time to talk budget, tax rate is over
The Round Rock City Council approved the fiscal 2008 budget and tax rate on second and final reading Sept. 27, so the time for formal public comment is over. If you're still interested in learning more about the City's fiscal issues, we'll...