City adopts 2018-19 budget and property tax rate
The City Council approved City of Mesquite's property tax rate and 2018-19 fiscal year budget. The new budget features enhanced public safety with more police officers and firefighters, additional street maintenance and a new high impact litter control program. The property tax rate increased from $0.684 to $0.734 per $100 in property valuation. The rate increase is necessary to finance the second half of the residential street bond program, known as Real. Texas. Roads., approved by voters in November 2015. The City has not increased the property tax rate for maintenance and operations in 10 years. Read more.