Property tax going from $.72 to $1.07?

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Bill

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Mar 19, 2013
 
Property tax: Mr Stokes, City Manager, has commented in a budget meeting that they need to make up the $4 million that Shell has ceased paying as part of their industrial payment. Sales tax cannot make up a ten % decrease in these payments...property tax would need to go from $.72 to $1.05 to make up that difference. They know citizens would revolt if that happened, but expect that to happen if another source of funding is not available. The best city solution for the loss of industrial payment would be to cut the city spending.

Remember, the city is wanting to expand the after school program by leasing or taking possession (buying) the old SJE school building. The 53 year old building with all of the electrical and sewer problems. This would only create more spending similar to the golf course and we all know, or should know, what that has cost over the years. Also, Mr. Swigert@deerparktx.org has commented that the after school program pricing is only 25% of what others are charging, so why does the city keep the rates so low? This is not a quality of life issue, its a service provided by the tax payers and it should be charging much more to better help off set the decrease in industrial payments.

Will the taxpayer see their property taxes spiral to $1.07 like Mr. Stokes suggested? IMO, if Mr. Mouton is elected Mayor you will see those taxes increased drastically over the first two years along with any other taxing schemes available to him and Mr. Stokes. Property owners need to speak out now for a sales and use tax for PT ( property tax relief) before the remaining available amount is consumed by liberal spenders in the city government.

Citizens will have three choices for Mayor in the May election, Mr. Mouton, IMO, will NOT have your best interest, either of the other two would better represent the citizens and curb the liberally spending that we have seen over recent years without raising property taxes and or the sales tax rate unless its a sales tax increase strictly for property tax relief (PT).

Make sure to vote in the May election if you want to curb city spending.
Position #1: Sherry Garrison
Mayor: Jeff Pound or Larry Cernosek
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Mar 19, 2013
 

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Bill wrote:
Property tax: Mr Stokes, City Manager, has commented in a budget meeting that they need to make up the $4 million that Shell has ceased paying as part of their industrial payment. Sales tax cannot make up a ten % decrease in these payments...property tax would need to go from $.72 to $1.05 to make up that difference. They know citizens would revolt if that happened, but expect that to happen if another source of funding is not available. The best city solution for the loss of industrial payment would be to cut the city spending.
Remember, the city is wanting to expand the after school program by leasing or taking possession (buying) the old SJE school building. The 53 year old building with all of the electrical and sewer problems. This would only create more spending similar to the golf course and we all know, or should know, what that has cost over the years. Also, Mr. Swigert@deerparktx.org has commented that the after school program pricing is only 25% of what others are charging, so why does the city keep the rates so low? This is not a quality of life issue, its a service provided by the tax payers and it should be charging much more to better help off set the decrease in industrial payments.
Will the taxpayer see their property taxes spiral to $1.07 like Mr. Stokes suggested? IMO, if Mr. Mouton is elected Mayor you will see those taxes increased drastically over the first two years along with any other taxing schemes available to him and Mr. Stokes. Property owners need to speak out now for a sales and use tax for PT ( property tax relief) before the remaining available amount is consumed by liberal spenders in the city government.
Citizens will have three choices for Mayor in the May election, Mr. Mouton, IMO, will NOT have your best interest, either of the other two would better represent the citizens and curb the liberally spending that we have seen over recent years without raising property taxes and or the sales tax rate unless its a sales tax increase strictly for property tax relief (PT).
Make sure to vote in the May election if you want to curb city spending.
Position #1: Sherry Garrison
Mayor: Jeff Pound or Larry Cernosek
Stop the dam spending. Pasadena is 0.59 per 100.00 for Property Tax. Really. 1.05?
Death Starr

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Mar 19, 2013
 
Honey Badger wrote:
<quoted text>Stop the dam spending. Pasadena is 0.59 per 100.00 for Property Tax. Really. 1.05?
EXACTLY

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Mar 19, 2013
 
Death Starr wrote:
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EXACTLY
I agree. Something isn't right and has a stench I don't like,
winston zeddemore

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Mar 19, 2013
 

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Shelley, the stench you smell is emanating from underneath Bill's armpit.
sell

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Mar 20, 2013
 
Sell the golf course will solve the problem.
winston zeddemore

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Mar 20, 2013
 
winston zeddemore wrote:
Shelley, the stench you smell is emanating from underneath Bill's armpit.
Peck peck peck at that keyboard. I love my keyboard, my obsession has caused me to misbehave I'm sorry.

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Mar 20, 2013
 
winston zeddemore wrote:
<quoted text>Peck peck peck at that keyboard. I love my keyboard, my obsession has caused me to misbehave I'm sorry.
What do you mean peck at your keyboard? When did I say you had a keyboard obsession? I'm confused. Clue me in.
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Mar 20, 2013
 
sdjs wrote:
<quoted text>What do you mean peck at your keyboard? When did I say you had a keyboard obsession? I'm confused. Clue me in.
Look at the different locations from each post. One of them is a troll post.

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Look at the different locations from each post. One of them is a troll post.
I agree. The original WZ has a beef with me, but who gives a rats ass. He/she needs to bring it on and should pack a lunch.... I'm waiting......
winston zeddemore

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Mar 21, 2013
 
Who?
Death Starr

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Mar 21, 2013
 
winston zeddemore wrote:
Who?
The real winston zeddemore, I wonder if they sit on council and r just hiding their ID? Position 4 or 5??????
Private Eye

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Mar 21, 2013
 
Winston Zeddemore is a young black male character from Ghostbuster. That's the real Winston, which is just fictitious. The Winston that likes to post on Topix really likes to pretend. Know anyone like that? He/she also has personality issues such as bullying, always insulting others, condescending, thinks he's/she's the brightest star in the sky, is a bit of a stalker and has real issues with women.
Death Starr

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Mar 21, 2013
 
Maybe Cobb? She seems to fit the label plus she has real issues with letting Councilwoman Sinor speak. She was very rude to some ladies from Whatley as well. I'm told several complained to the city about her rudeness etc.
Scrotom

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Mar 21, 2013
 
R U serious, she really did that. Maybe she needs a boyfriend or perhaps a nice girlfriend if u no what i mean. No i won't volunter
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Private Eye wrote:
Winston Zeddemore is a young black male character from Ghostbuster. That's the real Winston, which is just fictitious. The Winston that likes to post on Topix really likes to pretend. Know anyone like that? He/she also has personality issues such as bullying, always insulting others, condescending, thinks he's/she's the brightest star in the sky, is a bit of a stalker and has real issues with women.
The writing of Winston sound like Edward Brashier. Terrible.
Really

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Mar 21, 2013
 
Just suck it up and pay all the new taxes and the increased taxes that your fellow citizens have so graciously and recently decided you should pay!
If you people would start thanking them real vigorously maybe they'd pull their head out their arse and quit voting in all the tax increases!
Really

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Mar 21, 2013
 
Bill wrote:
Property tax: Mr Stokes, City Manager, has commented in a budget meeting that they need to make up the $4 million that Shell has ceased paying as part of their industrial payment. Sales tax cannot make up a ten % decrease in these payments...property tax would need to go from $.72 to $1.05 to make up that difference. They know citizens would revolt if that happened, but expect that to happen if another source of funding is not available. The best city solution for the loss of industrial payment would be to cut the city spending.
Remember, the city is wanting to expand the after school program by leasing or taking possession (buying) the old SJE school building. The 53 year old building with all of the electrical and sewer problems. This would only create more spending similar to the golf course and we all know, or should know, what that has cost over the years. Also, Mr. Swigert@deerparktx.org has commented that the after school program pricing is only 25% of what others are charging, so why does the city keep the rates so low? This is not a quality of life issue, its a service provided by the tax payers and it should be charging much more to better help off set the decrease in industrial payments.
Will the taxpayer see their property taxes spiral to $1.07 like Mr. Stokes suggested? IMO, if Mr. Mouton is elected Mayor you will see those taxes increased drastically over the first two years along with any other taxing schemes available to him and Mr. Stokes. Property owners need to speak out now for a sales and use tax for PT ( property tax relief) before the remaining available amount is consumed by liberal spenders in the city government.
Citizens will have three choices for Mayor in the May election, Mr. Mouton, IMO, will NOT have your best interest, either of the other two would better represent the citizens and curb the liberally spending that we have seen over recent years without raising property taxes and or the sales tax rate unless its a sales tax increase strictly for property tax relief (PT).
Make sure to vote in the May election if you want to curb city spending.
Position #1: Sherry Garrison
Mayor: Jeff Pound or Larry Cernosek
I guess you didn't get the memo Bill.
Mouton has basically been appointed mayor(watch and see) and you CAN expect more taxes.
Edward Brashier

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Mar 22, 2013
 
Eyes wrote:
<quoted text>The writing of Winston sound like Edward Brashier. Terrible.
Who is Edward Brashier?
Honey Badger

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Mar 22, 2013
 
Really wrote:
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I guess you didn't get the memo Bill.
Mouton has basically been appointed mayor(watch and see) and you CAN expect more taxes.
Yep. I guess the Machine as some call it enjoy being told how to vote and like paying for it as well.

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