The Board of Commissioners of the City of Pharr met for a regular meeting on Monday, April 26, 2021, and considered an agenda that included the following highlights:
Pharr Declares April 27 as Lady Raiders Softball Team Day
Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D., and the City Commission approved a proclamation declaring April 27, 2021, as Lady Raiders Softball Team Day. The City of Pharr proudly congratulated and recognized the PSJA North Lady Raider Softball Team for placing 1st in the State of Texas UIL 31-6A District. This year, the Lady Raiders had a very fruitful season winning 15 games and currently rank 6th in the state. This marks the 6th outright District Championship for The Lady Raiders. Head Coach Stephanie Lugo Peralta, her coaching staff, and the Lady Raiders Softball Team all accepted the proclamation during the city meeting. The team is moving on to the state competition and we wish them the best of luck. Congratulations Lady Raiders, the City of Pharr is proud of your accomplishments!
City Announces April Sales Tax Report
City Manager Ed Wylie announced that the sales tax activity for the City of Pharr as of the month of April 2021 continues to show a positive upward trend, demonstrating a steady increase in sales activity. The report shows an increase of 13.34% year-to-date growth in sales tax compared to last year (April 2020) and an increase of 11.79% in sales collections compared to last April.
Pharr Property Tax Collection Report
City Manager Ed Wylie announced that Property Tax Collections as of March 31, 2021, are $22,185,965 which is a 91.94% collection rate, an increase of 1.73% compared to last year. He also announced that Delinquent Tax Collections as of March 31, 2021, are $481,973 which is an increase of 3.57% compared to last year.
Featured Event: Special Community Announcement – Friday, April 30, 2021, at 11 am
The City of Pharr would like to invite the community for a special announcement on the 1st floor of City Hall this Friday, April 30th at 11 am. Watch the announcement live online at www.facebook.com/cityofpharr/.