Select Committee on Property Tax Reform and Relief to Meet in Harlingen on February 11

COMMITTEE: Property Tax Reform & Relief, Select
TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Thursday, February 11, 2016
PLACE: Regional Academic Health Center, Harlingen, Texas
CHAIR: Senator Paul Bettencourt

The Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform and Relief will meet on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:00 am. The hearing will be held at the following location:

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Regional Academic Health Center – Harlingen
Auditorium, Main Building
2102 Treasure Hills Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550

Visitor parking is available.

The Committee will hear invited, resource and public testimony on the following interim charges:

· Study the property tax process, including the appraisal system, and recommend ways to promote transparency, simplicity, and accountability by all taxing entities.

· Examine and develop options to further reduce the tax burden on property owners.

Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.