Richardson City Manager Presents 2019-2020 Budget

The City Manager presented the 2019-20 proposed budget and property tax rate to the City Council Monday. Key highlights of the 2019-20 proposed budget include:

  • Certified Tax Roll increase of 7.51 percent
  • Maintains tax rate of $0.62516
  • Increases Senior Tax Exemption from $85,000 to $100,000
  • Includes approximately $5.8 million in street/alley maintenance
  • 7.5 percent rate adjustment in water and sewer services

Public hearings on the proposed tax rate will be held Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 26 at 6 p.m.; a public hearing on the proposed budget will also take place at 6 p.m. at the Aug. 26 City Council meeting. All hearings will take place in the City Council Chambers. The meetings will be streamed live on the City website at and broadcast live on the City’s cable TV station on Spectrum, channel 16, and AT&T U-Verse, channel 99. On-demand replays of the meetings will also be available at

For more information, read the press release here