Sanitation Service

Recently the Duncanville City Council held a briefing session.  Several topics were discussed, including the garbage pick up service currently provided by Republic Services.  The current contract expires in September of this year.  The briefing is attached.  I am in favor in continuing the current sanitation service because there are a number of homes in …

Storm Clouds Gathering?

Governor Greg Abbott's Tax Initiative In the upcoming session of the Texas Legislature, Governor Greg Abbott proposes a revision to the current property tax rollback requirement for Texas cities.  The current rollback requirement is 8%.  Basically, cities can levy a tax rate in the budget process that will not generate more than 8% property tax …