The proposed increase is about one cent more than the current tax rate. City officials say an average property owner with a $100-thousand home would pay about $10 more per year.
According to state law, city officials must host two public hearings before a change is made to taxes. The first one was during Tuesday's city council meeting, and no one showed up to speak or ask questions.
Wichita Falls City Councilors will also discuss changes to the city's drought contingency plan at Tuesday's city council meeting.