City of Stanton
P O Box 370***102 West School Street
Stanton, TX 79782-0370
Phone: 432-756-3301***Fax: 432-756-2083
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CITY OFFICE HOURS:
Our offices are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every Monday through Friday. The offices are closed on most holidays. For after-hour calls or emergencies, call the Martin County Sheriff Office (432-756-3336) to get in touch with the City personnel who are on-call. Our mailing address is City of Stanton, P O Box 370, Stanton TX 79782-0370.
CITY SALES TAX RATE:
City sales tax rate is 8%. County rate is 6.25%. If you need further information on tax rates go to: ourcpa.cpa.state.tx.us
CITY BUILDING CODE:
The City of Stanton uses International Building Code 2009.
2019 CITY OF STANTON HOLIDAYS:
Holiday are: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving (day of and the day after), Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the day after.
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-- JANUARY 21 PRESIDENTS DAY-- FEBRUARY 18
GOOD FRIDAY-- APRIL 19 MEMORIAL DAY -- MAY 27
INDEPENDENCE DAY-- JULY 4 LABOR DAY-- SEPTEMBER 4
VETERAN’S DAY-- NOVEMBER 11 THANKSGIVING-- NOVEMBER 27 & 28
CHRISTMAS-- DECEMBER 24/25 NEW YEAR’S 2020-- JANUARY 1
The City also observes early release/late start/school closure for bad weather days.
Should you desire to solicit in the City of Stanton, you must contact the Chief of Police to obtain a solicitor permit. The fees vary and there is a waiting period in order for the Chief of Police to run a background check on all applicants.
The City of Stanton flood elevation is 2670.5 ft.
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PROPOSED BUDGET 2019-2020: Click Here
NOTICE OF 2019 TAX YEAR
PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR
CITY OF STANTON
A tax rate of $ 1.08 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of CITY OF STANTON . This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate.
The governing body of CITY OF STANTON proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS.
PROPOSED TAX RATE $ 1.08
PRECEDING YEAR'S TAX RATE $ 1.17
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE $ 1.045455
ROLLBACK TAX RATE $ 1.129091
The effective tax rate is the total tax rate needed to raise the same amount of property tax revenue for CITY OF STANTON from the same properties in both the 2018 tax year and the 2019 tax year. The rollback tax rate is the highest tax rate that CITY OF STANTON may adopt before voters are entitled to petition for an election to limit the rate that may be approved to the rollback rate.
YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE RATES CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:
property tax amount = ( rate) x ( taxable value of your property) / 100
For assistance or detailed information about tax calculations, please contact:
CITY OF STANTON tax assessor-collector
308 N ST. PETER
You are urged to attend and express your views at the following public hearings on the proposed tax rate:
First Hearing: AUGUST 22, 2019 at 7:00 AM at CITY HALL 102 SCHOOL ST
Second Hearing: AUGUST 26, 2019 AT 7:00 AM at CITY HALL 102 SCHOOL ST