Notice About 2023 Tax Rates

Property Tax Rates in City of Baytown

This notice concerns the 2023 property tax rates for City of Baytown. This notice provides information about two tax rates. The no-new-revenue tax rate would impose the same amount of taxes as last year if you compare properties taxed in both years. The voter-approval tax rate is the highest tax rate a taxing unit can adopt without holding an election. In each case, these rates are calculated by dividing the total amount of taxes by the current taxable value with adjustments as required by state law. The rates are given per $100 of property value.

This year's no-new-revenue tax rate: $0.72594/$100
This year's voter-approval tax rate: $0.72585/$100

This year' proposed tax rate: $0.72000/$100

See the full calculations, or for a copy of the Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet on the County website.

Unencumbered Fund Balances

The following estimated balances will be left in the taxing unit's accounts at the end of the fiscal year. These balances are not encumbered by corresponding debt obligation.

Type of FundBalance
 General Fund $26,655,650
 Debt Fund $337,390

Current Year Debt Service

The unit plans to pay the following amounts for long-term debts that are secured by property taxes. These amounts will be paid from upcoming property tax revenues (or additional sales tax revenues, if applicable).

Description of DebtPrincipal or Contract
Payment to be Paid from
Property Taxes
Interest to be Paid from
Property Taxes
Other Amounts to be
Total Payment
Combination Tax &  Revenue Certificates$760,000$1,069,938$0$1,829,938
Obligation, Series 2022 General Obligation Refunding Bond $655,00$367,325$0$1,022,325
Series 2021A Combination Tax & Revenue Certificate of Obligation$1,060,000$1,106,100$0$2,166,100
 Series 2020 General Obligation Refunding Bond  $1,070,000$185,750$0$1,255,750
Series 2020 General Obligation Refunding Bond  $535,000 $213,375 $0 $748,375
Series 2019A Combination Tax & Revenue Certificate of Obligation $1,665,000 $33,300$0 $1,698,300
Series 2019A General Obligation Refunding Bond Series $210,000 $54,150 $0 $264,150
2019 Combination Tax & Revenue Certificate of Obligation $1,910,000 $297,350 $0 $2,207,350
Series 2017 General Obligation Refunding Bond $786,812 $141,021 $0 $927,833
Series 2016 General Obligation Refunding Bond $974,477 $225,755$0 $1,200,232
Series 2015 Combination Tax & Revenue Certificate of Obligation$305,000$161,819$0$466,819
Series 2015 General Obligation Refunding Bond$1,573,917$306,328$0$1,880,245
Series 2014 Combination Tax & Revenue Certificate of Obligation$465,000$618,354$0$1,083,354
Total required for 2023 debt service $16,750,771
Amount (if any) paid from funds listed in unencumbered funds $0
Amount (if any) paid from other resources $0
Excess collections last year $395,119
Total to be paid from taxes in 2023 $16,355,652
Amount added in anticipation that the unit will collect only 100% of is taxes in 2023$-40,788
Total debt levy


This notice contains a summary of actual no-new-revenue and voter-approval calculations as certified by Jennifer Alaniz, Director Tax Services on 09/11/2023.