TRWD Board to host public hearing on Sept. 20 to give citizens an opportunity to provide input on proposed tax rate

By September 9, 2021

FORT WORTH, TX (September 9, 2021) – TRWD’s Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. to gather public input on its proposed 2021 property tax rate. The hearing will be held at 11 a.m. in TRWD’s Administration Building, located at 800 E. Northside Drive in Fort Worth. The hearing will also be live-streamed on TRWD’s website.

TRWD is proposing an ad valorem tax rate of $0.0287 cents per $100 valuation on properties located within its taxing jurisdiction. The proposed rate, which is the lowest in Tarrant County, would remain unchanged if approved.

Taxes paid to TRWD support the district’s flood protection and levee maintenance efforts.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.80 550.00 -0.20
Benbrook 693.40 694.00 -0.60
Bridgeport 821.13 836.00 -14.87
Cedar Creek 322.04 322.00 0.04
Eagle Mountain 644.78 649.10 -4.32
Lake Worth 590.92 594.00 -3.08
Richland-Chambers 315.28 315.00 0.28
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

Check out the TRWD OneRain portal for a visualization of this information and more.

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