Smith County Emergency Services District No. 1
P. O. Box 697
Lindale, Texas 75771
Telephone #: 903-882-6492
E-mail address: email@example.com
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
District 1: Charles Froebe, Treasurer, 12852 Westbrook Dr., Tyler, Texas 75704, 903-881-6274, cell #: 318-518-5012, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org, Term of Office: November 19, 2020 through December 31, 2022.
Joe Yeakley, P. O. Box 685, Lindale, Texas 75771, 903-882-3443, cell #: 903-520-4933
Annie Baldwin, 13572 FM 2710, Lindale, Texas 75771, 903-882-6492, cell #: 903-530-2707, email address: email@example.com
TAX RATE INFORMATION
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.
(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