Kerrville’s Comprehensive Plan Finalists

In a special meeting Tuesday, Kerrville City Council members interviewed the finalists to provide services in the development of the city’s new comprehensive plan. Mark McDaniel, city manager, and his staff narrowed down the proposals the city received to Freese and...

Kerrville To Host Public Hearing on Tax Rate

Kerrville residents will have a chance to air their opinions or concerns regarding the city’s budget, as well as the city’s proposal to keep the property tax rate the same, during public hearings on Tuesday. The public hearing will coincide with the Kerrville City...

Reuse Water Project: Almost in Action

The reuse water project is on schedule for its expected completion date of spring 2018. The reuse pond and pump station are “coming together nicely,” according to Mark McDaniel, city manager, who gave an update during a recent city council meeting. “We are not at the...

1 Cent Tax Hike Goes To Court

By everyone’s account, deliberations surrounding the fiscal year 2017-18 Kerr County budget have been “difficult.” After protracted discussions and several motions dying for lack of a second, commissioners, by a 3-2 vote, approved a proposed 1 cent tax rise. If...

Comprehensive Plan Committee Grows to 42

At Tuesday’s Kerrville City Council meeting, 42 individuals were appointed to the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee. Mark McDaniel, city manager, proposed people who would help “reflect what the community wants” in the plan. “We want as much public engagement as...

Sticking To The Property Tax Rate

Meeting in regular session on Tuesday evening, Kerrville City Council members agreed to propose a property tax rate of $0.05625 per $100 valuation — the same as it is now— for the next fiscal year. The proposed rate is 2.013 percent more than the Effective Tax Rate of...