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Just a reminder about temporary street closures for the funeral procession of Lewisville Fire Chief Tim Tittle. The closures will start this morning, Friday, Jan. 24, at McGee Lane at First Baptist Church of Lewisville, head south down Old Orchard, Valley Parkway, FM 3040, Edmonds and into Coppell. A flyover of multiple helicopters will start the procession.

Citizens are encouraged to line the route to pay tribute to Chief Tittle and his family. Timing of street closures will be from around 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Drivers should plan accordingly and consider alternate routes.

Visit http://bit.ly/chieftittle for service information, street closures and other information.


City Revenue Sources

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General Fund Revenue Sources

In any one year, the City of Lewisville receives approximately $20 million dollars from property taxes.  Property Tax makes up approximately 1/3 of the revenue in the City’s General Fund budget.  The remaining dollars are made up of sales tax (approximately 1/3) and franchise fees and other taxes, fines, recreation fees, licenses and permits, and miscellaneous charges for services (approximately 1/3).

City Revenue Sources1 

To gain a perspective on what can be funded using the $20 million dollars in property taxes annually, following is a breakdown of normal expenses in any given fiscal year in the City’s General Fund.

 City Revenue Sources 2 

As you can see from the above list, $20 million dollars in property taxes barely funds police services. It takes property tax plus all of the other sources of revenue to fully fund the services provided by the City.