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This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $702,064 or 4.14% increase, and of that amount, $372,911 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.

The members of the governing body voted on the budget as follows:


Mayor Dr. Ambrosio “Amos” Hernandez

Commissioner 1-Eleazar Guajardo

Commissioner 2-Roberto “Bobby” Carrillo

Commissioner 3-Oscar Elizondo, Jr.

Commissioner 4-Edmund Maldonado

Commissioner 5-Ricardo Medina

Commissioner 6-Mario Bracamontes



PRESENT and not voting: None


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Public Notices – Bulletin Board

  • On May 18, 2004 The City Commission approved Ordinance #O-2004-29  providing a tax ceiling (freeze) to homeowners 65 years or older and to disabled persons.   For more information contact Hidalgo County Tax Office at (956)318-2157.
  • On September 19, 2016 City Commission approved the 2014 tax rate of ( .6540 ) .  The tax rate is .6540 per $100. in valuation.
  • 2016 Tax Statements will be mailed out by The Hidalgo County Tax Office.   If you have not received your statement please contact the office at (956) 318-2157.
  • Property Owners:
    All 2015 property taxes remaining unpaid on July 1, 2016 will accrue an additional
    15% Attorney fee as provided in Section 33.07 of the Texas Property Tax Code. For
    tax information, please contact The Hidalgo County Tax Office at (956) 318-2157.
  • The City of Pharr offers the following exemptions:

Over 65 years old of age                       $ 10,000.
Disable Veterans                                   $   5,000.  to $ 12,000.

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