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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE

This notice only applies to a taxing unit other than a special taxing unit or municipality with a population of less than 30,000, regardless of whether it is a special taxing unit.

PROPOSED TAX RATE                             $           0.7995           per $100
NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE                $           0.7723           per $100
VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE                 $           0.7995           per $100

The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the         2023         tax year that will raise the same amount of property tax revenue for CITY OF_OLTON from the same properties in both the 2022 tax year and the 2023 tax year. 
The voter-approval tax rate is the highest tax rate that CITY OF OLTON may adopt without holding an election to seek voter approval of the rate.
The proposed tax rate is greater than the no-new-revenue tax rate. This means that CITY OF OLTON is proposing to increase property taxes for the 2023 tax year.

A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WILL BE HELD ON 09/11/2023 06:00 PM at Olton City Hall, 900 Main St., Olton, TX.

The proposed tax rate is not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, CITY OF OLTON is not required to hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax rate. However, you may express your support for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by contacting the members of the                        Olton City Council                       of CITY OF OLTON         at their offices or by attending the public hearing mentioned above.

YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE TAX RATES MENTIONED ABOVE CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:
Property tax amount = (tax rate) x (taxable value of your property) / 100

FOR the proposal: Steven Rodriquez, Alderman; Blake Neinast, Alderman; Alan Williams, Alderman

AGAINST the proposal: None
PRESENT and not voting: Mark McFadden, Mayor
ABSENT: Tracy DeBerry, Alderman; Derek Roberson, Alderman

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX INCREASE

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
CITY OF OLTON
TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

The City of Olton will hold a public hearing at 6:10 PM on April 10, 2023 at Olton City Hall, 900 Main St. Olton, Texas 79064, regarding reducing proposed water improvements in connection with the City’s Texas Community Development Block Grant Program (TxCDBG) contract. The proposed reduction includes reducing the project by approximately five hundred fifty-five (555 LF) linear feet of waterline and reducing yard-line replacements by approximately 10 households. The purpose of this meeting is to allow citizens an opportunity to provide comments and discuss the citizen participation plan, the development of local housing and community development needs, the amount of funding available, eligible TxCDBG activities, and the use of past TxCDBG funds. Citizens are encouraged to participate in this TxCDBG contract and make their views known at this public hearing.  Citizens unable to attend this meeting may submit their views and proposals to Keeley Adams, City Administrator at 900 Main St Olton, TX 79064, 806-285-2611. Persons with disabilities that wish to attend this meeting should contact the City Hall to arrange for assistance. Individuals who require auxiliary aids or services for this meeting should contact the City at least two days before the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Para más información en español, comuníquese con Keeley Adams al 806-285-2611.

AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA
CIUDAD DE OLTON
PROGRAMA DE SUBVENCIONES EN BLOQUE PARA EL DESARROLLO COMUNITARIO DE TEXAS

La Ciudad de Olton llevará a cabo una audiencia pública a las 6:10 PM el 10 de abril de  2023 en  Olton City Hall, 900 Main St. Olton, Texas 79064, con respecto a la reducción de las mejoras de agua propuestas en relación con el contrato del Programa de Subvenciones en Bloque para el Desarrollo Comunitario de Texas (TxCDBG).   La reducción propuesta incluye reducir el proyecto en aproximadamente quinientos cincuenta y cinco (555 LF) pies lineales de línea de flotación y reducir los reemplazos de líneas de patio en aproximadamente 10 hogares.  El propósito de esta reunión es permitir que los ciudadanos tengan la oportunidad de proporcionar comentarios y discutir el plan de participación ciudadana, el desarrollo de las necesidades locales de vivienda y desarrollo comunitario, la cantidad de fondos disponibles, las actividades elegibles de TxCDBG y el uso de fondos anteriores de TxCDBG. Se alienta a los ciudadanos a participar en este contrato de TxCDBG y dar a conocer sus puntos de vista en esta audiencia pública.  Los ciudadanos que no puedan asistir a esta reunión pueden enviar sus opiniones y propuestas a Keeley Adams, Administrador de la Ciudad en 900 Main St Olton, TX 79064, 806-285-2611. Las personas con discapacidad que deseen asistir a esta reunión deben ponerse en contacto con el Ayuntamiento para organizar la asistencia. Las personas que requieran ayudas o servicios auxiliares para esta reunión deben comunicarse con la Ciudad al menos dos días antes de la reunión para que se puedan hacer los arreglos apropiados. Para más información en español, comuníquese con Keeley Adams al 806-285-2611.

 

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

 NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
 
8/5/2022
City of Olton
900 Main Street
Olton, Texas 79064
(806) 285-2611 
 
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about 8/25/2022 the City of Olton will submit a request to the Texas Department of Agriculture for the release of Community Development Block Grant Program funds under Section 104 of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a project known as Olton CDV21-0105 - waterline - EA #CDV21-0105 for the purpose of replacing undersized and dilapidated water line in order to ensure customers have adequate water service for an estimated cost of $350,000 in HUD funds : and $35,000 in Non-HUD funds.

Description of Aggregated Project

 5th, 4th & G Neighborhood - 03J

Install approximately three thousand six hundred linear feet (3,600 l.f.) of six-inch (6in.) water line including boring and line reconnections, fire hydrants, valves, related pavement repair, and all associated appurtenances.

 5th, 4th & G Yard Lines - 14A

Abandon existing water lines, transfer water service and replace yard lines to 27 households. In
addition 2 non-LMI households will receive yard line replacement and are not included in the
beneficiary figures below. TxCDBG funds shall not fund a yard service line on private property to a household that does not qualify as LMI.

●       Mobilization, 1 LS

●       6" Water Line, 3600 LF

●       6" Valve, 18 Each

●       Fire Hydrant w/ Valve, 3 Each

●       Service reconnections, 29 Each

●       Metal Tape, 3600 LF

●       Slick Bore, 100 LF

●       Pavement Repair, 200 SY

 Professional Services including Grant Administrator and Project Engineer activities.

LOCATION:

All work will occur in the City of Olton, Lamb County, Texas in the following locations:

5th, 4th & G Neighborhood - 03J and 5th, 4th & G Yard Lines - 14A

●       2nd Street - from Main Street west to center of block, then south to 5th Street then east to Main Street

●       Ave H from 4th Street south to center of block

●       Ave I from Alley between 5th and 6th north to center of block then east to Ave G then south to 5th Street. 

 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
 The City of Olton has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file 900 Main St.  Olton, TX 79064 and may be examined or copied weekdays at Thursdays: 8:00am -12:30pm and 1:30pm - 5:00pm.

 An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for this project is on file at 900 Main St.  Olton, TX 79064 and may be examined or copied Thursdays: 8:00am -12:30pm and 1:30pm - 5:00pm.
 
PUBLIC COMMENTS
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Olton City Hall at citysecretary@cityofolton.com.  All comments received by 8/24/2022 will be considered by the City of Olton prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.

Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

 ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION
 The City of Olton certifies to the State of Texas that Keeley Adams in their capacity as City Administrator consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied.  The State’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Olton to use Program funds.
 
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
 The State will accept objections to its release of fund and the City of Olton’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Olton (b) the City of Olton has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the State; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality.  Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to Texas Department of Agriculture at CDBG_EnvReview@TexasAgriculture.gov or PO Box 12847, Austin, Texas 78711.  Potential objectors should contact the State to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

 
Keeley Adams, City Administrator
 

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