Jersey Village City Council unanimously approved its fiscal year 2023-24 budget, which outlines $29.65 million in general fund expenses and $22.82 million in general fund expenses, according to the Aug. 21 agenda packet.

In a nutshell

In the approved budget, the city of Jersey Village budgeted for $22.82 million in revenue, which includes $14.59 million in sales, property and other tax revenue, according to the agenda packet.

On the expenditure side, the city has budgeted for $29.65 million in expenses, resulting in a shortfall of around $6.83 million, according to the agenda packet. Some of the expenses budgeted for include:

  • $3.6 million for the fire department
  • $4.96 million for the police department
  • $1.05 million for the parks department

What else?

According to the agenda packet, the city also budgeted for $15.73 million in capital improvements in FY 2023-24, which includes:

  • $8.5 million for the golf course convention center
  • $550,000 to remodel the fire station
  • $255,000 for the Clark Henry baseball field
  • $250,000 for decorative street lights
  • $200,000 to rehabilitate and repair storm water lines

View the capital improvements fund below.

Jersey Village’s tax rate

City Council also approved a tax rate of $0.7425 per $100 valuation, which is the same tax rate the city has had since 2021, according to the agenda packet.

View the tax rate documents below.

Learn more

Watch the Aug. 21 Jersey Village City Council meeting here.