City of Athens, TX Blog


City is Cutting Tax Rate

As City Councilman Robert Gross put it, the City of Athens is about to do something “unheard of right now.”The City is going to lower the ad valorem tax rate 2 cents to .660221 per $100 valuation. The Council heard


Financial Aid to Help Replace Sewer Pipe on North Pinkerton

The City of Athens has landed more financial help for the water system.Wednesday, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved financial assistance in the amount of $1.5 million -- $1,080,000 loan and $466,404 in loan forgiveness -- for the City