By Kristi Nix
The Pearland City Council recently approved a proposed property tax rate of .7121 per $100 of appraised value at a council meeting held Monday (Aug. 13). The rate represents a slight increase from last year’s rate of .7051 per $100 or appraised value and a 5.62 percent increase over the effective tax rate of .674238.
The measure passed by a vote of four-to-one. Voting in favor were Councilmembers Greg Hill, Gary Moore, Keith Ordeneaux and Tony Carbone. Councilmember Scott Sherman voted in opposition.