Documents show the plant would be built in Taylor ISD, southeast of Hwy. 79 and west of FM 973 at CR 401 and CR 404. Plans show additional roads being built to access the plant and SH 130.
Documentation from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts shows a certificate for a limitation on appraised value for the proposed Samsung semiconductor manufacturing plant was approved in late August. The agreement is for the facility if it is built in the TISD boundaries in Williamson County. The 6.1 million-square-foot plant would include $6 billion in structure and other real estate developments and $11 billion worth of personal property in machinery and equipment. Applications show the facility would create 1,800 jobs.
The proposed savings to Samsung from the maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes would be more than $314 million over 10 years of an $80 million cap on assessed value. Samsung has looked at Williamson County, Travis County, the Phoenix area, upstate New York and South Korea for the new facility. Without the appraised value limitation, the application said Samsung would likely locate the project outside of Texas due to the higher cost of operating in the state.
The meeting will be held 5 p.m. at the Taylor ISD Event Center, 3101 N. Main St., Taylor.