Whitehouse City Council approves lowering property taxes, adding public safety personnel
WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KLTV) - The Whitehouse City Council has approved some major changes for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
Tuesday night, the council approved lowering the city’s property tax rate from $0.792891 to $0.772891. They also approved the budged for the new fiscal year.
The approval of this budget will add two full-time police officer positions, 2 full-time firefighter positions, an average of 18% raises for public safety personnel, which they said is intended to attract and retain staff.
The city will also renovate the community center. It will include a banquet space, collaborative space, office space for city-adjacent organizations, and training space.
To learn more about these changes and to see the expected timeline, see below or click here.
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