Monday, July 13, 2009

Higher Property Taxes Again Proposed For FBISD?

Chronicle Update:

Bond Review Board lists 4 Houston area districts in the top ten for bond debt. FBISD is one of them. See:

FBISD Administration Proposes 3.5-cent Property Tax Increase
July 13th, 2009 | by Bob Dunn, FortBendNow

Property taxes could go up for residents within Fort Bend Independent School District, as the district administration is recommending a 3.5-cent hike in its tax rate for 2009.

The FBISD administration is proposing a maintenance and operations tax rate of $1.04 per hundred dollars in property valuation - the same rate the district currently levies. However, the administration is proposing increasing the debt service tax rate to 26.5 cents per hundred - a 3.5-cent increase over the current 23-cent rate.

If the FBISD Board of Trustees approves a total administration-recommended 2009 ad valorem tax rate of $1.305 per hundred, the district tax bill for the owner of a $200,000 home would be $2,610.

The proposed tax increase comes on the heels of a county-wide property reappraisal by the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District that indicates property values will be increased an average of 10.8% higher than last year, despite a national real estate collapse that plunged property values throughout most of the rest of the country. (Property taxes are calculated based on the FBCAD’s appraisals.) . . .

Get the full piece at:


Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is very poorly timed in the current economic conditions.

9:00 AM  
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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Area blog comments on this issue:

FtBendConservative says:
July 13th, 2009 at 8:45 am (#)

“Yet Fort Bend ISD maintained the lowest property tax rate of Fort Bend County’s three biggest school districts.”

FBISD is the most criticized of the 3….I wonder why?

tomhorn says:
July 13th, 2009 at 10:03 am (#)

I seem to remember Mr. Howard forming a PAC in 2007 with the development community to make sure the record bond (420 million) got passed that drove up the debt service portion of the budget helping lead to consecutive property tax hikes. Now that is typical for many of our local polticians who claim to be conservative. Apparently now some of that record bond debt may be used to fund the $20-30 million dollar science center they are building on lexington. I wonder if any of the major contractors for the GSTC were members of the Howard PAC?

Google these:

“At least one of the ads consists mostly of a large color photograph of businessmen Don Russell, John Null and Bill Jameson; Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council Chief Executive Herb Appel; Fort Bend County Precinct 4 Commissioner James Patterson; and District 26 State Rep. Charlie Howard. “We will vote yes for the FBISD bonds!” says a headline at the top of the photo. “Because it protects our property values!” FBN (11/5/07)

“The tension prompted board president Sonal Bhuchar to explain that the tax rate increase was the result of a bond issue approved by voters last November.

What seems hard to be grasped is that Howard was one of the proponents of that bond issue. You may still remember that ad that supports the bond, in which he appeared with County Commissioner James Patterson and members of the Fort Bend Economic Development Council.” FB Chron 8/26

….amazing what a little search will find and how some always defend the increase while calling themselves “conservative”.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Carlos Cain says:
July 13th, 2009 at 10:41 am (#)

Well what do you really expect? We warned the voters in 2007 when they handed Jenney & Company $424 million in bond revenues. We warned them earlier this year in the Rubber Stamp election. The U.S. is in a depression. We have record unemployment across the nation. There are still hundreds of foreclosures in Fort Bend monthly. The market for new homes has tanked. Student enrollment is basically flat and not at the 2500 to 3500 annual growth as was pitched for the massive bond-doggle. On top of all this, they are hiring contract managers to oversee this MASSIVE spending program they have embarked on with ZERO experience and no college degree. I guess they decided for us since congress and DC can do it, FBISD can too. Tell me please, when does this insanity stop? I can answer that! It will not stop as long as the voters keep putting hand picked Jenneybots in office. Grow a set, will ya and vote these blooming idiots out of there.

Carlos Cain

New Words invented -
Bondoggle: Massive bond RICO violation designed to suck the taxpayers out of every penny they have while allowing rampant stealing to continue throughout the district and multiple vendors to gain massive riches in the process.

Jenneybots: Sheeple place in charge of overseeing over a Billion taxpayer dollars that are not able to think or act for their constituents and blindly follow Jenney and his Ajenneyda.

Ajenneyda: Specific agenda of Jenney to build Jenney Hall and spend FBISD into Bankruptcy!

tomhorn says:
July 13th, 2009 at 10:56 am (#)

“The proposed tax increase comes on the heels of a county-wide property reappraisal by the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District that indicates property values will be increased an average of 10.8% higher than last year, despite a national real estate collapse that plunged property values throughout most of the rest of the country. (Property taxes are calculated based on the FBCAD’s appraisals.)”

With the average 10.8% ad valorem increase and this proposed 3.5 hike, we can continue to be proud recipients of the “most highly taxed” county in the state and move up into the top 5 or 6 nationally. I think you are right Mr. Cain and I love the operational definitions!

9:02 AM  
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Joe Murphy says:
July 13th, 2009 at 11:48 am (#)

I can’t get my house in order when our local government is using my tax money for their Last Hoorah. This is horrible business practice and it must stop!

Stop the Global Science excuse for really building bloated administrative office space. Stop the tax increases! Stop the waste. Call for a no confidence vote on this Jenney a$$ kissing school board.

The house is on fire!

Factually Speaking says:
July 13th, 2009 at 1:16 pm (#)

I have a relative who lives in a desirable, sought after suburban school district right outside of Peachtree City, Georgia; in fact Peachtree City was voted one of the best cities to live either the year before or right after Sugar Land was voted one of the best cities to live; however, my relative’s property taxes are very reasonable. How do they do it? I mean, keep taxes low and, yet, give the citizens quality.

FtBendConservative says:
July 13th, 2009 at 1:26 pm (#)

FS Ga has a state Income tax.

Joe Murphy says:
July 13th, 2009 at 2:09 pm (#)

Local governments should not raise taxes and spend recklessly anytime, but especially in a bad economic climate. It is a recipe for disaster under any condition, but especially NOW. Ga. has it’s own problems, but the insanity of FBISD spending is way, way, out of control. This lack of control means that the board is not “thinking” about what they are doing. Perhaps they are praying that Jenney knows what he is doing. Wake up! Jenney is working for the vendors and the developers!

tomhorn says:
July 13th, 2009 at 2:27 pm (#)

Hey Joe we can always count on some pro-jenny judas goat using a label to hide behind to defend higher property taxes and more spending. I read Georgia has a much lower sales tax rate than we do too. I wonder if Bobby M. is aware of what he sounds like in these forums?

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Doesn't "fortbendconservative" sound like Bobby Marshall of Missouri City? Owen's handpicked replacement for Reiter on city council? Didn't he used to post as "wadefishin"?

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