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Public Notice - Replat King's Country - 9/27/2012

This notice makes public a request to revise the plat for the King’s Country Development of Franklin County, Texas, shown by Plat recorded on Slide 19A, Plat Cabinet of Franklin County, Texas,

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Public Notice - Citation by Publication - 9/20/2012

THE STATE OF TEXAS:                                 Cause No. 11257

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Public Notice - NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL / REVISION / EXPANSION OF SURFACE MINING PERMIT NO. 34E Monticello-Winfield Mine Luminant Mining Company LLC - 8/30/2012

Luminant Mining Company LLC (“Luminant”), 1601 Bryan Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-3411 has submitted an application titled Monticello-Winfield Mine, Permit No. 34E Renewal/Revision/Expansion (“Application”), to the Railroad Commission of Texas Surface Mining and Reclamation Division (“Commission”) to renew existing Permit No. 34E for an additional five year term.

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Public Notice - Bid Notice - City of Mount Vernon - 9/20/2012

The City of Mount Vernon is accepting bids on the following item:

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Public Notice - Franklin County Water District - 8/30/2012

The Franklin County Water District hereby publishes amendments to the Rules and Regulations as set out herein.

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Public Notice - Franklin County Commissioners Court Public Hearing - 2 - 9/13/2012

The Franklin County Commissioners’ Court will conduct a public hearing to consider a plan for the County Clerk Archival Fund,

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Public Notice - RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL - 8/30/2012

OIL AND GAS DOCKET NO.  06-0277947            
IN RE: CONSERVATION AND PREVENTION OF WASTE OF CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS IN THE STATE OF TEXAS

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Public Notice - Franklin County Commissioners Court Public Hearing - 1 - 9/13/2012

The Franklin County Commissioners’ Court will conduct a public hearing to consider a plan for the District Clerk’s Technology Fund,

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Public Noitce - Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase - City of Mount Vernon - 8/23/2012

The City of Mount Vernon will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 2.3% (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax rate calculated under Chapter 26, Tax Code).  Your individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate, or even decrease, depending on the change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in taxable value of all other property and the tax rate that is adopted.

The first public hearing will be held on August 28, 2012 at 5:30p.m.

The second public hearing will be held on September 4, 2012 at 5:30p.m.

The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows:

FOR: 5
AGAINST: 0
PRESENT and not voting: 0
ABSENT: 0


The average taxable value of a residence homestead in the City of Mount Vernon last years was $70,441.00 (average taxable value of a residence homestead in the taxing unit for the preceding tax year, disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled persons or persons 65 years of age or older).  Based on last year’s tax rate of $0.621476 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home was $437.77.

The average taxable value of a residence homestead in City of Mount Vernon this year is $71,501.00 (average age taxable value of a residence homestead in the taxing unit for the current tax year, disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled person or persons 65 years of age or older).  If the governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.621476 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $444.36.

If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.621476 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $444.36 (tax on the average taxable value of a residence homestead in the taxing unit for the current tax year, disregarding residence homestead exemptions available only to disabled persons or persons 65 years of age or older).

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings and express their views.

Margaret Sears
Mayor

ATTEST:
Tina Rose
City Secretary