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HOLIDAYS IN LAKE JACKSON 

Lake Jackson starts the holidays first with the Festival of Lights featuring the the 32st Annual Parade of Lights! Then, the City comes alive for the holiday season with a full schedule that brings Yuletide Cheer to Brazoria County and beyond! Let the Holidays in Lake Jackson start now!

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🎉🎁🎄🎄 The festival that starts your holiday season has everything you need to be part of the weekend!  Register for the Parade of Lights, vendor booths and community performances now! The World's Largest Snowman is back with all the best children's wintertime activities and the Yuletide Carnival! The Mayor's Tree Lighting is going to be bigger and the Santa Pajama Jam is ready to groove.  Don't forget that after the 32nd Annual Parade of Lights we still have the Festival of Lights Move Night! Find all you need to know at this link


Nov. 8 Election

EARLY VOTING INFORMATION 

Early Voting for the Nov. 8 election has begun. Note that the Lake Jackson location will be the Civic Center. More information on the election, including early voting locations, can be found here  

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NOTICE ABOUT 2022 PROPERTY TAX RATES

This notice concerns the 2022 property tax rates for CITY OF LAKE JACKSON. This notice provides information about two tax rates used in adopting the current tax year's tax rate. The no-new-revenue tax rate would Impose the same amount of taxes as last year if you compare properties taxed in both years. In most cases, the voter-approval tax rate is the highest tax rate a taxing unit can adopt without holding an election. In each case, these rates are calculated by dividing the total amount of taxes by the current taxable value with adjustments as required by state law. The rates are given per $100 of property value

This year's no-new-revenue tax rate $0.310459/$100
This year's voter-approval tax rate $0.326457/$100


To see the full calculations, 
download a copy of the Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet from The Brazoria County Tax Office.

Learn more about the FY 22-23 tax rate and budget at the Budget & Tax Information Page.

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HOW MUCH HEAVY TRASH CAN I PUT OUT?

You can put out four cubic yards which is about the size of a pickup truck bed. Scroll down to watch our YouTube video and learn more about heavy trash and household trash collection.

If you have an over-sized load or a special pick-up you can call 979-415-2430 to arrange for crews to retrieve it. You can also bring brush, limbs and heavy trash to the mulch site and drop them off at the convenience center free of charge. |

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HEAVY TRASH & BRUSH SCHEDULE 

The 2022 heavy trash and brush schedule has been released. This schedule will help residents understand when heavy trash is in their neighborhood. We've also placed as an image and a PDF copy on our household garbage and heavy trash website pages. It has also been posted on social media. Search for it with hashtag #LJHeavyTrashSchedule. 

We will also be sending this schedule in our residential water bills.If you need any help understanding the schedule or when heavy trash will be collected in your neighborhood, you can always call us at 979.415.2400 and we'll be happy to talk to you about it.  Here is a PDF copy of the schedule for your personal download.

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HOUSEHOLD TRASH VERSUS HEAVY TRASH 

Not all trash is the same. In this video, Lake Jackson residents learn trash can be put at the curb and how much. They also learn how to prepare yard trash for pickup and where to take trash if they can't wait for their pickup dates. 

And remember, we have a limit regarding how much heavy trash ou can put out. Putting out more than that will result in an additional charge to you. 


Once in the city system, FOG can contaminate local waters and even drinking water when manholes covers overflow into parks, yards, streets, and storm drains during heavy rains or hurricanes. 

Communities spend billions of dollars every year unplugging or replacing grease-blocked pipes, repairing pump stations, and cleaning up costly and illegal wastewater spills. Excessive FOG in the sewer system can affect local wastewater rates.

So, keeping FOG out of the sewer system helps everyone. That's why we want you to BE FOGGLESS!  

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