Leon Valley
TX

Ordinance
Ordinance 20-045

Discussion and Possible Action of an Ordinance Ratifying the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget that will Raise More Total Property Taxes than Last Year’s Budget by $90,433 or 1.957%, and of that Amount $84,729 is Tax Revenue to be raised from New Property Added to the Roll this Year. (1st Read was Held on 8-4-20)

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Department:FinanceSponsors:
Category:Budget

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Item Discussion

PURPOSE

 

During the 80th legislative session, H.B. 3195 was enacted. In order for the General Fund Budget to be adopted that will require raising more revenue from property taxes than in the previous year a separate vote of the governing body is required to ratify the property tax increase reflected in the budget. A vote under this section is in addition to and separate from the vote to adopt the budget or a vote to set the tax rate.

 

SEE LEON VALLEY

 

Social - The budget serves as the foundation of the City’s financial planning and control. It addresses the goals of the City, establishes priorities, determines the level of funding commitment, and serves as a day-to-day operations guide. The City establishes a budget for eleven separate funds. Activities of the General Fund, Water and Sewer (Enterprise) Fund, Grant Fund, Crime Control and Prevention District, Building Security Fund, Child Safety Fund, Municipal Court Technology Fund, Debt Service Fund, Community Center Fund, Street Maintenance Fund, and Police Forfeiture are included in the annual budget.

 

Economic - Utilizing taxpayer monies to maximize public safety, City administration and City programs/services allows the City to actively pursue Economic Development opportunities.

 

Environmental - N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

The attached provides the funding mechanism for City operations for the General Fund.

 

Document Comments

RECOMMENDATION

 

It is recommended that the City Council vote to ratify the General Fund Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

 

Body

AN ORDINANCE RATIFYING THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 BUDGET THAT WILL RAISE MORE TOTAL PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR’S BUDGET BY $90,433 OR 1.957% AND OF THAT AMOUNT $84,729 IS TAX REVENUE TO BE RAISED FROM NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE ROLL THIS YEAR

 

WHEREAS, during the 80th Legislative Session, the Texas legislature enacted H.B. No. 3195 to amend Section 102.007 by adding Subsection (c) to the Texas Local Government Code; and

 

WHEREAS, said Subsection (c) states that the adoption of a budget to raise more revenue from property taxes than in the previous year requires a ratification of the property tax increase reflected in the budget; and

 

WHEREAS, City Council desires to raise more revenue from property taxes in the FY 2021 Budget than in the FY 2020 Budget by $90,433 or 1.957%; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to ratify the property tax increase reflected in the FY 2021 Budget;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LEON VALLEY, TEXAS, THAT:

 

Section 1.              The General Fund Budget and associated Capital Acquisition Plan for the City of Leon Valley, Texas, for the Fiscal Year 2021, that will raise more total property taxes than the FY 2021 Budget by $90,433 or 1.957% is hereby ratified.

 

Section 2.              No expenditure of the funds of the City shall be made during said fiscal year except in strict compliance with the FY 2021 Adopted Budget.

 

Section 3.              This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon passage by four (4) or more affirmative votes of the entire City Council; otherwise, said effective date shall be ten (10) days from the date of passage hereof.

 

 

 

Meeting History

Sep 1, 2020 5:15 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting

City Manager Kelly Kuenstler presented this item as well.

A motion was made by Councilor Catherine Rodriguez and seconded by Councilor Matthew Hodde to adopt the ordinance approving the budgets and associated capital acquisition plans for the City of Leon Valley, Texas for the Fiscal Year 2021.

Mayor Riley asked City Secretary Saundra Passailaigue to take a roll call vote.

City Secretary Passailaigue proceeded with a roll call vote to which the City Council replied: Councilor Donna Charles - Aye; Councilor Catherine Rodriguez - Aye; Councilor Monica Alcocer - Aye; Councilor Matthew Hodde - Aye; and Councilor Will Bradshaw - Aye.

Upon a unanimous vote, Mayor Riley announced the motion carried.

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Catherine Rodriguez, Council Place 2
SECONDER:Matthew Hodde, Council Place 4
AYES:Monica Alcocer, Donna Charles, Catherine Rodriguez, Matthew Hodde, Will Bradshaw

Discussion