Financial Transparency


ADOPTION OF FY2023-2024 BUDGET

The City of Navasota held a budget workshop on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Operating Budget for the City of Navasota on August 14, 2023, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at 200 East McAlpine at 4:30P.M. 

A public hearing was held by the City of Navasota on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Operating Budget for the City of Navasota on September 11, 2023, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at 200 East McAlpine at 6:00 P.M.  At this time the first reading of the above-mentioned budget was approved by the City Council.

Mayor Pro Tem Gessner made the motion and Council Member Fultz seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously.

Name and Position Record Vote on Adoption
Bert Miller, Mayor For
Bernie Gessner, Mayor Pro Tem For
Josh M. Fultz, Council Member For
Pattie Pederson, Council Member For
James Harris, Council Member For



The City of Navasota held a second reading of the proposed Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Operating Budget on September 25, 2023, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at 200 East McAlpine at 6:00 P.M. 

Mayor Pro Tem Gessner made the motion and Council Member Fultz seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously.

Name and Position Record Vote on Adoption
Bert Miller, Mayor For
Bernie Gessner, Mayor Pro Tem For
Josh M. Fultz, Council Member For
Pattie Pederson, Council Member For
James Harris, Council Member For



Ordinance 1029-23 was adopted at this time.  This budget will raise more revenue from property taxes than last year's budget by an amount of $268,455, which is an 8.08 percent increase from last year's budget. The property tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year is $185,871.

A copy of the entire budget proposal for adoption is available for inspection at the links below, as well as the City Secretary’s office located at 200 East McAlpine between the hours of 8 A.M. and 5 P.M., Monday through Friday.

If you have any questions regarding the budget, email finance@navasotatx.gov

View Budget Documents:
- Proposed FY 24 Budget Book
- Proposed FY 24 Budget Presentation 
- Ordinance 1029-23_FY 2023-2024 Budget Adoption


ADOPTION OF FY2023-2024 TAX RATE

A tax rate of $0.5221 per $100 valuation was proposed by the governing body of the City of Navasota on August 14, 2023, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at 200 East McAlpine at 6:00P.M. On that evening, the date and time for the public hearing on the proposed tax rate was set for September 11, 2023. The notice of the public hearing was published in the Navasota Examiner on August 23, 2023, in accordance with Texas Tax Code.

A public hearing was held by the City of Navasota on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Property Tax Rate for the City of Navasota on September 11, 2023, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at 200 East McAlpine at 6:00 P.M.  At this time the first reading of the above-mentioned tax rate was approved by the City Council.

Mayor Pro Tem Gessner made the motion and Council Member Pederson seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously.

Name and Position Record Vote on Adoption
Bert Miller, Mayor For
Bernie Gessner, Mayor Pro Tem For
Josh M. Fultz, Council Member For
Pattie Pederson, Council Member For
James Harris, Council Member For



The City of Navasota held a second reading of the proposed Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Property Tax Rate on September 25, 2023, at the City Hall Council Chambers located at 200 East McAlpine at 6:00 P.M. 

Council Member Fultz made the motion and Council Member Pederson seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously.

Name and Position Record Vote on Adoption
Bert Miller, Mayor For
Bernie Gessner, Mayor Pro Tem For
Josh M. Fultz, Council Member For
Pattie Pederson, Council Member For
James Harris, Council Member For



Ordinance 1030-23 was adopted at this time. The property tax rate was increased by the adoption of a tax rate of $0.5221, which is effectively a 2.67 percent increase in the tax rate.

TAX RATE $0.5221 per $100
NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE $0.5085 per $100
VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE $0.5221 per $100

- NOTICE ABOUT 2023 TAX RATES
- Worksheet for Determination of Tax Rate
- Ordinance 1030-23_FY 2023-2024 Property Tax Rate Adoption



Current and historical financial resources such as budgets, audits and check registers can be found below.
Doc app

Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by _RECORDID in Descending Order within category

Fiscal Year 2023-20242 documents

  • FY24 Budget Presentation - Final.pdf
    document _recordid 262
  • FY24 Proposed Budget Book
    document _recordid 259

Fiscal Year 2022-20232 documents

  • FY23 Proposed Budget Book
    document _recordid 304
  • FY23 Budget Presentation - Final
    document _recordid 303

Fiscal Year 2021 - 20222 documents

  • 2021-2022 City of Navasota Approved Budget
    document _recordid 121
  • 2022 Debt Transparancy Information
    document _recordid 120

Fiscal Year 2020 - 20213 documents

  • 2020-2021 proposed budget summary 080620.pdf
    document _recordid 256
  • 2020-2021 City of Navasota Approved Budget
    document _recordid 125
  • City of Navasota AFR yr. Ended 9.30.21
    document _recordid 123

Fiscal Year 2019 - 20202 documents

  • 2019-2020 City of Navasota Budget
    document _recordid 127
  • City of Navasota AFR yr. Ended 9.30.20
    document _recordid 126

Fiscal Year 2018 - 20192 documents

  • City of Navasota AFR yr. Ended 9.30.19
    document _recordid 129
  • 2018-2019 City of Navasota Budget
    document _recordid 51

Fiscal Year 2017 - 20183 documents

  • 2017-2018 City of Navasota Budget
    document _recordid 131
  • 2018 Proposed Property Tax Rate
    document _recordid 130
  • City of Navasota AFR yr. Ended 9.30.19
    document _recordid 128

Fiscal Year 2016 - 20173 documents

  • City of Navaosta AFR yr. Ended 9.30.17
    document _recordid 132
  • 2016-2017 City of Navasota Budget
    document _recordid 56
  • 2017 City of Navasota Debt Transparency Information
    document _recordid 54

Fiscal Year 2015 - 20167 documents

  • City of Navasota AFR yr. Endded 9.30.16
    document _recordid 134
  • City of Navasota Annual Financial Report 2014-2016
    document _recordid 133
  • 2015-2016 City of Navasota Bond Debt
    document _recordid 68
  • 2015-2016 City of Navasota Proposed Budget
    document _recordid 66
  • 2015-2016 City of Navasota Proposed Budget Graphs
    document _recordid 64
  • 2015-2016 City of Navasota Proposed Tax Rates
    document _recordid 61
  • 2016 City of Navasota Debt Transparency Information
    document _recordid 59

Fiscal Year 2014 - 20155 documents

  • 2014-2015 City Of Navasota Bond Debt
    document _recordid 77
  • 2014-2015 City of Navasota Approved Budget
    document _recordid 76
  • 2014-2015 City of Navasota Check Register
    document _recordid 74
  • 2014-2015 City of Navasota Tax Rates
    document _recordid 72
  • 2015 City of Navasota Debt Payment Summary as of August
    document _recordid 70

Fiscal Year 2013 - 20144 documents

  • 2013-2014 City of Navasota Annual Financial Report
    document _recordid 86
  • 2013-2014 City of Navasota Approved Budget
    document _recordid 84
  • 2013-2014 City of Navasota Check Register
    document _recordid 83
  • 2014-2015 City Of Navasota Bond Debt
    document _recordid 79

Fiscal Year 2012 - 20133 documents

  • 2012-2013 City of Navasota Annual Financial Report
    document _recordid 90
  • 2012-2013 City of Navasota Approved Budget
    document _recordid 88
  • 2012-2013 City of Navasota Check Register
    document _recordid 87

Fiscal Year 2011-20122 documents

  • 2011-2012 City of Navasota Annual Financial Report
    document _recordid 94
  • 2011-2012 City of Navasota Check Register
    document _recordid 92