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The City of Tool is a Type “A” General Law municipality consisting of a Mayor and five City Council members. Regular City Council meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Oran White Civic. See the City of Tool Calendar to view all regularly scheduled meetings.The City of Tool borders the beautiful East Texas lake with about 14.5 miles of shore line. This beautiful lake area offers majestic views, ideal fishing atmospheres, relaxing ambiance, and breath taking sunsets. The City of Tool rests in Henderson County with a population of 2,275 as of the 2000 census..
Our City offers an exceptional school system, affordable living, and proximity to the Dallas FT Worth Metroplex.
We invite you to visit Tool where our mission is to work together to build a sense of community in a safe environment, while attracting quality growth in a family-oriented setting.
2014-2015 Tax Rate Notice
This budget will raise the same amount of revenue from property taxes as last year’s budget. The property tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year is $8,401.00.
2013-2014 Tax Rate Notice
THIS BUDGET WILL RAISE MORE TOTAL PROPERTY TAXES THAN LAST YEAR'S BUDGET BY $5,326 (0.770%), AND OF THAT AMOUNT, $11,857 IS TAX REVENUE TO BE RAISED FROM NEW PROPERTY ADDED TO THE TAX ROLL THIS YEAR.