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Smith County Emergency Services District No. 1

P. O. Box 697
Lindale, Texas 75771

Telephone #: 903-882-6492

E-mail address: annie42@flash.net

NOTICE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR PLACE ON THE 2024 BALLOT

NOTICE OF 2024 ELECTION

Commissioners

Requirements to be a Commissioner:  Be at least 18 years of age and live in the single-member district.  A person is disqualified to serve as a Commissioner (per Texas Health & Safety Code, Chapter 775, Section 775.0355) if that person: (1) is related within the third degree of affinity or consanguinity to: (A) a person providing professional services to the district; (B) a commissioner of the same district; or (C) a person who is an employee or volunteer of an emergency services organization providing emergency services to the district; (2) is an employee of a commissioner of the same district, attorney, or other person providing professional services to the district; (3) is serving as an attorney, consultant, or architect or in some other professional capacity for the district or an emergency services organization providing emergency services to the district; or (4) fails to maintain the qualification required by law to serve as a commissioner

Commissioners

District 1: Charles Froebe, Treasurer, 12852 Westbrook Dr., Tyler, Texas 75704, 903-881-6274, cell #: 318-518-5012, email address: obe1frob@gmail.com, Term of Office: January 01, 2021, through December 31, 2024

District 2: Louie Brown, Vice-President-12265 CR 461, Tyler, Texas 75706, cell #:903-539-4205, email address: lbrown101948@yahoo.com, Term of Office: January 01, 2019, through December 31, 2022

District 3: Carolyn Todd, President-18115 CR 431, Lindale, Texas 75771, cell #: 903-360-4426, email address: lctodd7@gmail.com, Term of Office: January 01, 2019, through December 31, 2022

District 4: Kenneth Smith, Secretary-13048, Shadow Ridge Road, Lindale, Texas 75771, 903-882-6443, Cell #: 903-312-7670, email address: ksmith5000@aol.com, Term of Office: January 01, 2021, through December 31, 2024

District 5: Owen Scott-P. O. Box 834, 219 Francis Drive, Lindale, Texas 75771, 903-882-6560, cell #: 903-343-8385, email address: odscott67@yahoo.com, Term of Office: November 19, 2020 through December 31, 2022.

Fire Chief

Joe Yeakley, P. O. Box 685, Lindale, Texas 75771, 903-882-3443, cell #: 903-520-4933

Volunteer Clerk

Annie Baldwin, 13572 FM 2710, Lindale, Texas 75771, 903-882-6492, cell #: 903-530-2707, email address: annie42@flash.net

TAX RATE INFORMATION

2023 Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet

Notice About 2023 Tax Rates

ADOPTION OF TAX RATE:

ON AUGUST 17, 2023, THE SMITH COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT NO. 1 ADOPTED A TAX RATE OF $ .071364 FOR TAX YEAR 2023 WHICH WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.  THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.9% BY WHICH THE TAX RATE EXCEEDS THE NO-NEW-REVENUE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS RATE OF $ .068659 AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $ 100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $ 2.70.  THE BUDGET WILL RAISE MORE TOTAL PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR’S BUDGET BY $ 180,626, AN INCREASE OF 10.3%.  THE AMOUNT OF $ 111,319 IS TAX REVENUES TO BE RAISED BY NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE TAX ROLLS FOR THIS YEAR.  THE TOAL AMOUNT BUDGETED FOR REVENUE IS $ 1,842,835 WHICH IS BASED ON A 95% COLLECTION RATE OF TOTAL TAX LEVY OF $ 1,939,827.

Budgets

(M&O: Maintenance and Operation tax revenues; I&S: Debt service tax revenues)

2021-2022-Total Tax Levy (include new construction) $ 1,214,007, tax rate, $ .063588 assessed value, increases $ 82,314, 7.3% increase. For Budget-M&O: $1,167,860, I&S: $ .00

2022-2023-Total Tax Levy (include new construction) $ 1,767,030, $ 555,338, 45.8% increase. For Budget-M&O: $1,580,098, I&S: $ .00, tax rate $.078427 assessed value, 23.3% increase.

2023-2024-Total Tax Levy (includes new construction) $ 1,939,827.  For Budget-M&O:  $ 2,085,156, I&S: $.000, tax rate $.071364, 9% decrease from last year’s rate of $.078427

Board of Commissioners Meeting Agendas

Agenda: Jan. 16, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Feb. 20, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: March 19, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: April 16, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: May 21, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: June 18, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: July 16, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Aug. 6, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Aug. 20, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Sept. 17, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Oct. 15, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Nov. 19, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Dec. 17, 2020 Meeting

Agenda: Jan. 21, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Feb. 18, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: March 18, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: April 15, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: May 20, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: June 17, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: July 15, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Aug. 5, 2021 Special Meeting

Agenda: Aug 19, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Sept. 16, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Oct. 21, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Nov. 18, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Dec. 16, 2021 Meeting

Agenda: Jan. 20, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Feb. 17, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: March 17, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: April 6, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: April 21, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: May 19, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: June 16, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: July 21, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Aug. 4, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Aug. 18, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Sept. 15, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Oct. 20, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Nov. 17, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Dec. 15, 2022 Meeting

Agenda: Jan. 19, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: Feb. 16, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: Mar. 16, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: Apr. 20, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: May 16, 2023 Special Meeting

Agenda: May 18, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: June 15, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: July 20, 2023 Meeting

Updated Agenda: August 3, 2023 Called Meeting

Updated Agenda: August 17, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: September 21, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: October 19, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: November 7, 2023 Called Meeting

Agenda: November 16, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: November 28, 2023 Called Meeting

Agenda: December 21, 2023 Meeting

Agenda: January 18, 2024 Meeting

Agenda: February 15, 2024 Meeting

Agenda: March 21, 2024 Meeting

Agenda: April 18, 2024 Meeting

Agenda: April 25, 2024 Called Meeting

Agenda: May 16, 2024 Meeting

Agenda: June 17, 2024 Notice of Called Possible Quorum

Agenda: June 20, 2024 Meeting

Minutes

Minutes: Jan. 16, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: Feb. 20, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: March 19, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: April 16, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: May 21, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: June 18, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: July 16, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: Aug. 6, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: Aug. 20, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: Sept. 17, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: Oct. 15, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: Nov. 19, 2020 Meeting

Minutes: Dec. 17, 2020 Meeting

 

Minutes: Jan. 21, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: Feb. 18, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: March 18, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: April 15, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: May 20, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: June 17, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: July 15, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: Aug. 5, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: Aug. 19, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: Sept. 16, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: Oct. 21, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: Nov. 18, 2021 Meeting

Minutes: Dec. 16, 2021 Meeting

 

Minutes: Jan. 20, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: Feb. 17, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: March 17, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: April 6, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: April 21, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: May 19, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: June 16, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: July 21, 2022 Meeting

Minutes Aug. 4, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: Aug. 18, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: Sept. 15, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: Oct. 20, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: Nov. 17, 2022 Meeting

Minutes: Dec. 15, 2022 Meeting

 

Minutes: Jan. 19, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: Feb. 16, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: Mar. 16, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: Apr. 20, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: May 16, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: May 18, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: June 15, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: July 20, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: August 3, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: August 17, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: September 21, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: October 19, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: November 7, 2023 Called Meeting

Minutes: November 16, 2023 Meeting

Minutes: November 28, 2023 Called Meeting

Minutes: December 21, 2023 Meeting

 

Minutes: January 18, 2024 Meeting

Minutes: February 15, 2024 Meeting

Minutes: March 21, 2024 Meeting

Minutes: April 18, 2024 Meeting

Minutes: April 25, 2024 Called Meeting

Audits