Friday, April 18th, 2014
State Comptroller Susan Combs’ office on Tuesday awarded the Hays County Commissioners court the Leadership Circle Platinum award, the state’s highest designation for financial transparency.
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
The Hays County Commissioners Court sannounced a $174.5 million budget last week that holds the property tax rate to $0.4690 per $100 of taxable value.
Monday, March 26th, 2012
“Even during times of economic challenges our Commissioners Court has demonstrated its ability to adapt to those conditions while maintaining services to our citizens without sacrificing the strength of our financial condition," the county auditor said.
Friday, November 4th, 2011
The District Attorney's office won $1.2 million from the deal — much less than the $11 million in bonds on the table but still, by far, the largest bail bond windfall to ever make its way to...
Thursday, September 30th, 2010
Hays County Commissioners backed off a plan to increase property taxes Tuesday, voting to maintain the property tax rate of 46.92 cents per $100 of taxable value. The commissioners made their deadline to set the budget and...
Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
Hays County commissioners decided to not adopt a fiscal year 2011 budget Monday after citizens said the document was not available online as required by state law. The commissioners will vote on adoption on Sept. 28.
Sunday, August 29th, 2010
After first looking at a property tax rate hike of nearly 1.5 cents, the Hays County commissioners agreed last week to propose a property tax rate of 47.39 cents, less than a half-penny higher than the current...
Friday, August 27th, 2010
Hays County commissioners paid $2 million for emergency repairs for the air conditioner at the Hays County Jail this week, and now are looking at more than $30 million in improvements to the jail.
Tuesday, April 20th, 2010
The price for a new Hays County government center fell to just less than $60 million for everything except interest payments when county commissioners approved the latest proposal from their construction firm. The ground breaking will take...