Category Archives: Collin County

Collin County Commissioners approve FY 2018-19 property tax rate 1.15 cents lower than previous year

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Collin County residents will on average pay $5.45 less in county property taxes in fiscal year 2018-19 than in FY 2017-18 after county commissioners on Monday approved its budget and tax rate.

Commissioners adopted a tax rate of $0.180785 per $100 property valuation for FY 2018-19, down nearly 1.15-cents from the $0.192246 per $100 property valuation rate in FY 2017-18. This is the county’s 25th year with no tax rate increase.

The tax rate is broken down into two categories: $0.127212 per $100 valuation for maintenance and operations and $0.053573 per $100 valuation for debt service.

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Collin and Denton counties, McKinney Fire Department issue outdoor burn ban

 

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McKinney Fire Dept.

Dry conditions and a lack of substantial rainfall has led officials from the Denton County and Collin County areas to call for burn bans.

Denton County Commissioners Court enacted a burn ban on July 3 with no set expiration date, and Collin County Commissioners Court called for a 90-day burn ban at their July 9 meeting. The county bans mean that outdoor burning, including recreational fires and wood-burning fire pits or campfires, are not allowed in unincorporated areas of the county.

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