Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase: Click here to open PDF………
The Plum Creek Conservation District will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from
properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 6.635071 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds
lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax calculated under Chapter 26, Tax Code). Your individual taxes may increase at
a greater or lesser rate, or even decrease, depending on the change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the
change in taxable value of all other property and the tax rate that is adopted.
The first public hearing will be held on September 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM at 1101 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX.
The second public hearing will be held on September 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM at 1101 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX.
The members of the governing body voted on the proposal to consider the tax increase as follows:
FOR: James A. Holt, Ben Twidwell, Lucy Knight, Fred Rothert
PRESENT and not voting:
ABSENT: Peter Reinecke, Tom Owen
The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Plum Creek Conservation District last year was $134,109. Based
on last year’s tax rate of $0.023200 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed last year on the average home
The average taxable value of a residence homestead in Plum Creek Conservation District this year is $158,264. If the
governing body adopts the effective tax rate for this year of $0.021100 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes
imposed this year on the average home would be $33.39.
If the governing body adopts the proposed tax rate of $0.022500 per $100 of taxable value, the amount of taxes imposed
this year on the average home would be $35.61.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings and express their views.
* “Appraised value” is the amount shown on the appraisal roll and defined by Section 1.04(8), Tax Code.
** “New property” is defined by Section 26.012(17), Tax Code.
*** “Taxable value” is defined by Section 1.04(10), Tax Code.
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase (Underground Water): Click here to open PDF………
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate
The Plum Creek Underground Water will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax rate for the tax
year 2019 on 09/06/2019 at 1:00 PM at 1101 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX. Your individual
taxes may increase or decrease, depending on the change in the taxable value of your property in
relation to the change in taxable value of all other property and the tax rate that is adopted.
FOR the proposal: James A. Holt. Ben Twidwell, Lucy Knight, Fred Rothert
AGAINST the proposal:
PRESENT and not voting:
ABSENT: Peter Reinecke, Tom Owen
The following table compares taxes on an average residence homestead in this taxing unit last year
to taxes proposed on the average residence homestead this year.
Total tax rate (per $100 of value) $0.021400/$100 Last Year/Adopted $0.021000/$100 This Year/Proposed
Difference in rates per $100 of value – $0.000400/$100
Percentage increase/decrease in rates (+/-) – 1.87%
Average appraised value $132,593 $146,846
General exemptions available* $0 $0
(*excluding senior citizen’s or disabled person’s exemptions)
Average taxable value $132,593 $146,846
Tax on average residence homestead $28.37 $30.84
Annual increase/decrease in taxes if proposed tax rate is adopted (+/-) +2.47
and percentage of increase (+/-) + 8.71%
NOTICE OF TAXPAYERS’ RIGHT TO ROLLBACK ELECTION
If taxes on the average residence homestead increase by more than eight percent, the qualified voters
of the district by petition may require that an election be held to determine whether to reduce the
operation and maintenance tax rate to the rollback tax rate under Section 49.236(d), Water Code.
The Plum Creek Underground Water proposes to use the tax rate increase for the purpose of: DFC
Compliance, monitoring, alternative groundwater..
Invitation for Bids No. PCCD-19-PCW11-01 and PCW16-02
Bid Notice: Click here to open…………………
The Plum Creek Conservation District (PCCD), Lockhart, Texas is requesting sealed bids from
qualified, responsible bidders for REPAIRS to 2 Floodwater Retarding Structure Sites at Plum
Creek Watershed in Hays County, Texas.
Invitation for Bids No. PCCD-19-PCW11-01 (Site 11 emergency repairs)
One award for all items will be made. Performance time is 68 calendar days. Estimated price
range is between $250,000 and $500,000. Major items of work are: 1.4 acre vegetation
establishment; 3,071 tons rock riprap; 4,596 sq yd geotextile; 1,310 lin ft field fence; 1,080 lin ft
sediment filters; 1 job lump sum each for structure removal, pollution control, construction
surveys, mobilization and demobilization, removal of water, contractor quality control, and site preparation.
Invitation for Bids No. PCCD-19-PCW16-02 (Site 16 remedial repairs)
Performance time is 87 calendar days. Estimated price range is between $500,000 and
$1 million. One award for all items will be made. Major items of work (quantities listed are
estimates) are: 3,170 lin ft structure removal, fence; 1,920 lin ft sediment filters; 1.8 acre
vegetation establishment; 3,666 tons rock riprap; 3,901 lin ft geotextile; 3,170 lin ft field fence;
1 job lump sum each for pollution control, construction surveys, mobilization and
demobilization, removal of water, contractor quality control, and site preparation.
PCCD reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. A 5 percent bid guarantee for each project
is required. The successful bidder will be required to furnish performance and payment bonds.
Invitation for Bids (IFB) documents will be available electronically beginning April 11, 2019.
Complete IFB documents and a Plan Holders Registration Form / Terms & Conditions for each
IFB may be viewed and downloaded at no charge from the Plum Creek Conservation District
website: http://pccd.org/ and click on Job Bids tab and then the IFB No. Contact Daniel
Meyer (512) 398-2383 if you have problems downloading documents. No printed copies of the
IFBs will be distributed to interested parties, but a printed copy is available for viewing at the
Sealed bids will be received on May 1, 2019, at PCCD office, 1101 W. San Antonio Street,
Lockhart, Texas 78644 until 9:30 a.m. local time for IFB #01, and until 1:00 p.m. local time for
IFB #02. Electronic, facsimile, and telegraphic bids will not be considered. A JOINT pre-bid
conference and site showing for both projects will be held on April 24, 2019, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the PCCD office.