The City of Red Oak has a new mass notification system for its citizens. CivicReady is a communication platform used to send immediate alerts to citizens who are subscribed to the system.
Subscribers can register to receive emergency alerts via phone call, text message, and/or email. Non-emergency messages will be sent by text and/or email. All users will have the ability to customize their notification preferences after signing up.
The City of Red Oak adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.38 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-40.57.