CITY OF PHARR
FISCAL YEAR 2016-2017 BUDGET
ADOPTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
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
Property Tax Rate Comparison
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.