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FY 2009 budget

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Tax rate debate emerges
on Kyle city council

The first rumblings of debate about Kyle's proposed tax rate increase turned up at a Thursday night workshop, but the council majority still supports the staff's recommendation.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Kyle council to talk more about spending

While discussing an eight-cent property tax rate increase, Kyle councilmembers will be asked this evening to approve a five-year capital improvement program and go ahead with expenditures for which debt already has been issued.

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Debt, declining revenues push Buda towards historic tax hike

Combining a $1.1 million revenue decrease with an $800,000 increase in debt service payments, Buda faces an eight-cent property tax rate increase on the proposed budget for next year.