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FY15 Budget Dedicates $3 Million to County Road Improvements
View the full FY15 Budget by clicking the "Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget" link at the bottom of this page.

August 26 - The Smith County Commissioners Court voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2015 County Budget today. The budget includes a slight tax rate increase from .323564 to .33, which is projected to generate $915,884 in additional revenue that will be dedicated solely to road projects. For the average-priced home of $144,817, the annual increase in County property taxes would be $9.36. Even with this slight increase, the Smith County property tax rate remains as one of the lowest in Texas.  In fact, 226 counties out of 254 have tax rates higher than that of Smith County.

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East Texas Garden Lecture Series: Enjoy Your Home Landscape
September 13, 2014
David Gary, Master Gardener on Wheels and Smith County Master Gardener, has learned to continue gardening despite muscular dystrophy restricting him to a wheelchair.  His garden, which he designed, enables him to enjoy his hobby.  This inspirational program shows how to easily design your landscape to fit any limitations.
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Incidents SeeClickFix Incident Reporting. Smith County encourages participation in community service by providing a means for the public to report incidents concerning roads, stray animals, or other public safety activity. Click here for details. Smith County Sheriff's Office wants you to be safe, which is why we are introducing a new channel of safety communications. Click here to access the web reporting form. or use your phone to send an anonymous tip via text message. TEXT: 847411 (tip411), KEYWORD: SCSOTIP.
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Public Comments Citizens within Smith County are encouraged to submit their questions and comments concerning the 2015 Proposed Budget. Click here to submit questions or comments.
The I-20 East Texas Corridor Advisory Committee was established by TxDOT to assist in providing local input and recommendations for the study of an important east-west connection for travel and trade in Texas. Public input on the proposed study is encouraged. Click here for more information on the study and click here to PROVIDE INPUT. Or click here to take a survey sponsored by TxDOT.
Your right to request Public Information. The Texas Government Code, Chapter 552 gives you the right to access government records. Click here for more information.
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View online Smith County Commissioners Court agendas, minutes and videos for regular, special emergency, and executive sessions. Click here for additional information.
Tax Rate Information
Click here to view the Truth in Taxation Summary. To view the Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase, click here.
As part of the Financial Transparency Project, view Smith County's Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget. Click here for additional information. To access the State Comptroller's Transparency web site Click here.
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Smith County's Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service provides research-based information in agriculture, horticulture, family and consumer science. Click here for more information.
Smith County provides discount prescription drug cards to help people cope with high prescription drug costs. Click here to view more information.
Smith County Veterans Services office assists veterans and/or their survivors in obtaining entitled benefits. Click here to view additional information.
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