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Budgets, ACFR Reports, and Tax Information

This section is meant to provide taxpayers with additional information to ensure that we are being transparent with the city's finances. On this page you can find City budgets, both proposed and adopted, from Fiscal Year 2008-2009 to present, information about historical property tax rates, and debt information as well.

We strive to make the information easily findable, with visualizations of the key important information right here on the page. More information is available in the PDF documents that are linked throughout this page.

If there is information that is not posted here that you’d like to see you can request that information by following the instructions on this page

Open Finance

Open Finance is part of our commitment to improving transparency by providing a guided view through complex financial information. This site provides a transparent look at the types of revenue we collect and how we allocate those public funds.

The charts, graphs, and tables included are all highly interactive and we invite you to explore. The site is updated at the beginning of every week and the amounts for the current fiscal year (October 1 through September 30) are as of the previous week ending.

It also has the the amounts prior fiscal years, which are for the entire fiscal year.

To view Open Finance Click here.

Finance Summary

The following is for Fiscal Year End of the Year Designated: (Fiscal years end on September 30)

Population Total Expenditures Expenditures Per Capita Total Revenues Revenue Per Capita
2023 7,746 $18,842,385 $2,433 $20,215,134 $2,610
2022 7,945 $20,208,596 $2,544 $21,798,475 $2,744
2021 7,921 $24,538,000 $3,366 $21,748,592 $2,746
2020 8,017 $20,011,865 $2,496 $20,569,236 $2,566
2019 7,992 $22,669,696 $2,837 $19,056,005 $2,384
2018 7,970 $20,053,125 $2,516 $16,404,263 $2,508


Population Property Tax Revenue Property Tax Revenue Per Capita Sales Tax Revenue Sales Tax Revenue Per Capita
2023 7,746 $8,960,329 $1,157 $5,446,808 703
2022 7,945 $7,959,835 $1,002 $5,166,611 $650
2021 7,921 $7,993,521 $1,009 $6,056,811 $766
2020 8,017 $7,721,108 $963 $6,262,714 $781
2019 7,992 $7,984,862 $999 $5,977,528 $748
2018 7,970 $7,655,475 $961 $4,769,278 $598

You can find a more detailed breakdown of this information by looking at the Comprehensive Financial Report Statistical Section for the given year, which can be found above.

For the current fiscal year the city has 117 full time employees.

You can click on any image below to enlarge it.

Governmental Funds Revenues Per Capita

Revenue per capita bar graph

Governmental Funds Expenditures Per Capita

Expenditures per capita bar graph

In 2007 the City set the tax rate at $0.7425 per $100 of valuation. In FY2021 it was reduced to .723466. It was moved to $0.7425 in FY2022 It was $0.7425 in FY2023.

Historical Tax Rate Bar Graph

Click here to download this data in excel format.

Debt Information Summary

The most recent debt transparency document can be found above under the column heading “Financial Transparency Annual Reports”.

The following amounts of total outstanding debt by types are listed for the Fiscal Year End (FYE) for the year given.

Total Outstanding Debt $6,292,875 $7,250,000 $8,540,000 $9,785,000 $10,995,000 $12,175,000
Tax Supported Debt $6,292,875 $7,250,000 $8,540,000 $9,785,000 $10,995,000 $12,175,000
Revenue Supported Debt $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Lease-Purchase $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Lease-Revenue $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Debt Service Per Capita $814 $913 $1,078 $1,290 $1,457 $1,620


Historical Bond Election Information (click for larger image). The information is current as of March 25, 2024.

Election Date Purpose Population Election Amount Dollar Amount Remaining to be issued
May 12, 2007 Street, Drainage and Water 7,254 $8,500,000 $0
February 2, 2002 Fire Improvements 7,090 $2,500,000 $0
February 2, 2002 Water, Sewer and Drainage 7,090 $5,000,000 $0
November 7, 2023 Streets, Roads, and Bridges 7,731 $18,045,000 $5,185,000
November 7, 2023 Water, Sewer, and Drainage 7,731 $15,855,000 $2,970,000

Historical trend showing total outstanding tax-supported debt as of Fiscal Year End given. The City does not have any revenue-supported debt for the FYE listed.
Total outstanding bonds

 Historical trend showing inflation adjusted tax-supported debt per capita for Fiscal Year End.
inflation adjusted bond debt

Downloadable Data

Click here to download this data in excel format.

Debt Obligations Annual Reports can be found in the table above

Time Trend for total outstanding tax-supported and revenue-supported debt
Issue-by-Issue listing including principal amount of each outstanding debt obligation

More Information

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Debt at a Glance Tool
Bond Review Board Local Government Debt Data
November 2023 Bond Election Information



If you have more questions or comments you can reach us at 
16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village, TX 77064
or via phone at 713-466-2100, or if you are looking for a 
specific person or department use the links below.
Click here to contact City Staff.
Click here to contact the Mayor and City Councilors.
You can request copies of city records by following the instructions on this page.