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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

Commissioners

Order of Cancellation of Nov. 3, 2020 Election

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, Assistant Treasurer, 12852 Westbrook Dr., Tyler, Texas 75704, 903-881-6274, cell #: 318-518-5023, email address: obe1frob@gmail.com, Term of Office: January 01, 2017, through December 31, 2020

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, 903-882-3737, 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, 2017, through December 31, 2020

District 5: John Yarbrough, Treasurer, P. O. Box 1948, Lindale, Texas 75771, 903-882-0816, email address: johnyarbrough40@yahoo.com, Term of Office: January 01, 2019, through December 31, 2022

 

ON AUGUST 20, 2020, THE SMITH COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #1 ADOPTED A TAX RATE OF $ .065300 FOR TAX YEAR 2020 WHICH WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $ 100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $ 2.21.

NOTICE ABOUT 2020 TAX RATES

Budgets

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

2018-2019 Budget - M&O: $936,183, tax rate $0.067664/$100 assessed value I&S: $0, tax rate $0.00/$100

2019-2020 Budget - M&O: $1,023,002, tax rate $0.067664/$100 assessed value, Increase $92,813, 9.9%
I&S: 0, tax rate $0.00/$100

2020-2021-Total Tax Levy (includes new construction) $ 1,149,919, tax rate, $ .065300/100 assessed value, Increase $ 80,721, 7.5%,
For Budget-M&O: $ 1,094,423, I&S: $ .00

Board of Commissioners Meeting Agendas

Minutes

Audits