The Van Alstyne City Council met in a short special-called meeting Monday at City Hall to vote on a proposed tax rate for 2016.

The four council members present were Billy Plake, Russell Moore, Robert Jaska and Timmerly Kelly. All individually voted in favor the proposed rate, which is 0.612639.

There will be public hearings held on the tax rate. Public hearing dates are Aug. 30 and Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Van Alstyne Community Center.