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How to Read Your Water Meter and Check for Leaks Check Your Meter Below are instructions on how to check your meter to find out how much water is going through the meter. Knowing the volume of water will help you determine the amount of water you are using or the possible size of a leak.
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For example a house valued at $120,000 with a homestead exemption would be taxed as follows:120,000 x .20 = 24,000120,000 - 24,000 = 96,00096,000 x .7200/100 = $691.20
Your water meter is read monthly.
Garbage pickup has two schedules.
You can call the Collections Office at 281-478-7221 for specific information on when your garbage is scheduled for pickup. You can call Public Works for questions dealing with what can be thrown away in the garbage, heavy trash pickup, or questions dealing with recycling at 281-478-7252.
For a complete ten year history of the City's adopted tax rate go to the Tax Department's webpage.
The city offers a $50,000 exemption off the value for granted over 65 and disability exemptions. For example a house valued at $120,000 with a homestead exemption and over 65 or disability exemption would be taxed as follows.
The city also has a tax ceiling in effect which places a cap on what a resident who has an over 65 or disability exemption will pay for property taxes.