Animal Control is in charge of maintaining the City Animal Shelter, along with daily care of captured stray and unwanted animals. Animal Control Officers also answer calls from citizens, handle onsite violations, and remove carcasses from roadways. Animal Control also has an active adoption program to help find homes for several of our captured and unwanted dogs and cats.

Animal Control can be contacted at our main phone number 254-562-4150. For complete contact information, please see the Phone Directory.

Adopted Budget and Tax Rate Notices for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

"THIS BUDGET WILL RAISE MORE REVENUE FROM PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR'S BUDGET BY AN AMOUNT OF $106,779 WHICH IS A 4.36 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 $6,878."

"THE CITY OF MEXIA ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS AND DEBT SERVICE THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 5.13 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS AND DEBT SERVICE ON AN AVERAGE HOMESTEAD BY $31.00."