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fiscal year 2011

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Proposed San Marcos budget wouldn’t raise taxes

San Marcos city council members are gearing up to approve the city’s fiscal year 2012 budget, which is proposed to be slightly larger than this year's and calls for the same property tax rate. City staff propose a budget of $149.5 million, an increase of .59 percent, or $883,075, from the current fiscal year.

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Cobb proposes Hays County budget

County Judge Bert Cobb on Tuesday revealed his proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 which would freeze non-law enforcement and security hiring, cut social service funds and dip into reserves to avoid a tax increase.

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

SMCISD gets slight boost in projected revenue

San Marcos CISD may receive about $50,000 more in tax revenues next budget year than earlier projections indicated, which would make the already-expected budget surplus a tiny bit larger.