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Sweeny Veterans' Memorial Tree Replacement Survey - Open until October 10, 2022

The large pecan tree at the Sweeny Veteran's Memorial has been determined to be dead and must be replaced. Please participate in this survey to provide input on the species of tree to replace the deceased tree. This survey will end on October 10, 2022. Please provide your input so that we can get a nice tree in the ground before it gets cold outside!

Follow the link below to take the survey.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TY9DC7M

Veterans Memorial Tree Species Replacement

UPDATE 09/28/22:  Tree removal is in progress at Backyard Park today. Please be cautious in the area while workers are present.  Thank you for your patience at this time. 
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Arborists have determined the large tree located at the Veterans Memorial near Backyard Park is dead,  poses a hazard to the public, and must be removed.  The parking lot under the tree will remain closed until the tree is removed.  Please use the parking lot in the rear of the Backyard Park as alternative parking.  The City will be posting a public survey on Facebook for residential input on which type of tree species replacement would be preferred.

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate

UPDATE: A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WAS HELD ON September 27, 2022 AT 6:00PM at the City Hall in City Council Chambers, 102 W. Ashley Wilson Rd., Sweeny, Texas 77480.  
This year's levy to fund maintenance and operations expenditures exceeds last year's maintenance and operations tax levy.  

CITY OF SWEENY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. 

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 12.18 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $-7.20.


A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WILL BE HELD ON September 27, 2022 AT 6:00PM at the City Hall in City Council Chambers, 102 W. Ashley Wilson Rd., Sweeny, Texas 77480.


A tax rate of $0.730954 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of CITY OF SWEENY.

PROPOSED TAX RATE $0.730954 per $100
NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE $0.652198 per $100
VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE $0.678441 per $100
DE MINIMIS RATE $0.910524 per $100

The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2022 tax year that will raise the same amount of property
tax revenue for CITY OF SWEENY from the same properties in both the 2021 tax year and the 2022 tax
year.
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THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 12.18 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $-7.20.
CITY OF SWEENY, TX

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102 W. Ashley Wilson Rd
P.O. Box 248 
Sweeny, TX 77480 
Phone: (979) 548-3321
Fax: (979) 548-7745
Email: info@sweenytx.gov
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