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The City's 2017-2018 fiscal year tax rate is $.687 per $100 assessed valuation. Article V, Section 2 of the Mesquite City Charter states that it is the responsibility of the City Council to set the tax rate. To calculate your city tax bill you must divide the taxable assessed valuation of your home by $100.00 and then multiply that figure by $.687. For example, John and Jane Citizen own an $80,000 home. Their city property tax is calculated as follows:
The City's 2017-2018 annual budget is $228,946,906.
A water bill is calculated based on actual usage. The City has adopted water rates to recover the cost of providing water service to its customers. A $13.75 base amount is charged to all customers and includes 1,000 gallons of water. All consumption in excess of 1,000 gallons is charged based on a tiered rate structure.
Please visit this link to view the current tiered rate structure and an example of how a water bill is calculated
A sewer bill is calculated on actual usage subject to a maximum consumption level. The City has adopted sewer rates to recover the cost of providing sewer service to its customers. A $15.15 base amount is charged to all customers and includes 1,000 gallons of water. All consumption in excess of 1,000 gallons, up to a maximum of 8,000 gallons, is charged at a rate of $5.95 per 1,000 gallons.
Please visit this link to view an example of how a sewer bill is calculated.