Round Rock's $420M budget inches closer to final adoption

Round Rock City Council approved on first reading a tax rate and budget for fiscal year 2020-21. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)
Round Rock City Council approved on first reading a tax rate and budget for fiscal year 2020-21. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)

Round Rock City Council approved on first reading a tax rate and budget for fiscal year 2020-21. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)

Round Rock's $420 million budget is one step closer to final approval.

Round Rock City Council on Aug. 27 voted unanimously to approve the fiscal year 2020-21 budget on first reading. A second and final vote will take place Sept. 10.


Council also approved a $0.0439 property tax rate on first reading Thursday night. The estimated tax impact for the owner of a median valued home is $94 a month in the city portion of the tax bill. The median home value in Round Rock for FY 2021 is $256,347.
By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.