Council Meetings: second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. Town Hall
*emergency sirens tested prior to each meeting
Property Tax Notice: The Town of Enchanted Oaks, Texas adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 6.44 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $ 11.31.
note: 6.44% applies to the TOTAL taxes of all 400+ properties, including newly built properties. Individuals may see an increase or decrease in their bill - depending on personal changes to property valuations and exemptions.
note: 2023 Adopted Tax Rate is $.186908 per $100 of taxable value. 2022 Tax Rate was $.19
note: Truth in Taxation site is here.
Join the team - One council seat is available now. Learn more here.
Topics for future council meetings: Potential changes to ordinances governing: chickens, mowing.
Changes to Fence Ordinance: Feedback received was discussed at July and September council. By about 2:1 residents did not want to raise fence heights. A September 2023 draft includes updates based on feedback & is available here. The city is considering yet another survey on this topic.
Waste Management site move - Planning/bids/options are actively being researched. FY 2024 budget includes funding for this move.
Traffic Calming - Currently underway with citations & warnings being issued. Note that this does NOT generate revenue for the city. Related signage is planned to be installed in 2023.
Solar - A citizen is researching feasibility of installing Solar at Town Hall and Police Station in order to provide emergency shelter. note: A town microgrid was deemed not feasible as of July 2023. .
Dog Club - A group of citizens is making plans to establish a fenced dog area, to be privately funded and managed.
First Oak Siren - Repair is complete and siren is functioning (July 2023)