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AI- 5786   4. A. 2.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 11/18/2014  
Amendment to Tax Abatement Guidelines
Submitted By: Tyner Little, Commissioners Court Admin
Department: Commissioners Court Admin  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider adoption of resolution approving amendments to the Nueces County Guidelines and Criteria for Granting Temporary Property Tax Abatements.
BACKGROUND
The Commissioners Court last adopted Guidelines and Criteria for Granting Temporary Property Tax Abatements on October 24, 2012. Under Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code such Guidelines and Critera remain in effect for two years.
DISCUSSION
In discussing the requirements and conditions of the Guidelines and Criteria for Granting Temporary Property Tax Abatements, some ambiguities and improvements in the documents were identified. Definitions for several terms used in the document have been added to clarify the meaning of the terms.

Under Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code adopted guidelines and criteria remain in effect for two years from the date adopted. During that period the guidelines and criteria may be amended or repealed only by a vote of three-fourths of the members of the governing body.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
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Fund Transfers

Attachments
Tax Abatement Order
Guidelines & Criteria for Tax Abatement

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