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agricultural exemption information

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Requirements for the open space agricultural tax valuation are set by the Texas tax code. With the 1-d-1 valuation that we have, it is most important that the primary use of the land is agriculture. The second requirement is that it must be used to an intensity that is acceptable for an area. Continue reading

4h and ffa projects welcomed to tierra linda

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  1. “Ranch employees and their children may use Ranch facilities.”
    This has been the practice in the past but was not stated in the rules.
  2. “Children of homeowners and Ranch employees who are members in good standing of a local 4H or FFA club may use facilities at the Red Barn and stables.”

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lower lake to receive grass carp barrier

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A Lakes Assistance Group has offered suggestions to enhance the lakes.
1/ A permit has been submitted to TPWD for approval to purchase 100 10-inch triploid grass carp for pondweed control in the lower lake.
2/ Build a 2-foot grass carp barrier above the spillway on the lower lake dam; a requirement of the TPWD permit for stocking the carp. The barrier will not impact the integrity of the dam. Continue reading

2012 beef sales

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We are sure the beef will be as good as in years past and hope ranch residents will take advantage of the opportunity to obtain hormone free, free range beef for their families tables. Continue reading