Travis County is eligible for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Program Year 2014 (PY14). A draft and summary of the PY14-18 Consolidated Plan and Action Plan for PY14 are now available for review. CDBG funds may be used for projects that benefit low-to-moderate income residents who live in unincorporated areas of the County or in the Village of Webberville. Per the Public Hearing notice, comments will be accepted for 30 days beginning June 27, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and ending July 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Additionally, two public hearings will be held on July 1, 2014 and July 8, 2014 at 9:00 am at Travis County Commissioners Court.
TRAVIS COUNTY 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 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $14.10.