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The Finance Department is responsible for preparing financial reports that promote transparency and accountability. The following financial documents are available for your review:

Financial Summary:

The following summary data is from the government-wide Statement of Activities in the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The government-wide Statement of Activities reports the results of the of the City's operations on an accrual basis of accounting. Revenues are recognized when earned and expenses are recognized at the time the liability is incurred.

The per capita figures are based on the City's 2015 estimated population of 125,250.


Fiscal Year


Revenues and Transfers:    
Governmental Activities:    
    Ad valorem tax



    Sales tax



    Franchise fees



    Program revenues



    Other revenues






Total Governmental Activities



Business-type Activities:    
    Program revenues



    Other revenues






Total Business-type Activities



Total Revenues



    Governmental Activities



    Business-type Activities



Total Expenses



Change in Net Position



Other Information:    

Fiscal Year 2015 Budgeted
full-time equivalent positions







A budget serves as the financial plan for the City. It shows proposed spending and revenue in broad categories by department or by account type.  Starting for Fiscal Year 2011, the City of Carrollton has adopted a three-year budget cycle to enable long-term planning and strategic forecasting.

Monthly Summary Financial Statements - Budget Basis
Summary Financial Statements present the major operating funds of the City on a budget basis which approximates a modified accrual basis of accounting. These statements are prepared as a tool for management to identify any trends that need to be addressed.

Check Register
A check register is a listing of all payments incurred during a quarter by the City.  The check register includes payment date, payment amount, payee, type of expenditure, and business unit.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
This report provides a quantitative look at the operating success, financial health, and compliance of the government report units. It includes a balance sheet, a statement of changes in financial position, a statement of revenues and expense, and a comparison of budgeted to actual expenses and revenues.

Pension Information
This page provides information related to the City’s participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

Investment Reports
Investment Officer's reports provide information and analysis on City investments in accordance with the Texas Public Funds Investment Act.  

Unclaimed Property List 
The City of Carrollton is holding various types of unclaimed property that is presumed abandoned and subject to Title VI Unclaimed Property Chapter 76 of the Texas Property Code Pursuant to Section 76.201.  The City of Carrollton is publishing the names of people or businesses that the City is holding unclaimed property.  Review the links for an inclusive list and a claim form.  If you have any questions regarding this list or process, please contact the Finance Department at (972) 466-3110.

Unclaimed Funds Claim Form

Debt Information
Summary information about outstanding debt including debt obligations, descriptions, dates issued, total amounts and maturity dates.

Debt Transparency Pledge 
City’s pledge to post on the entity website, information about the proposed bond package and existing debt.

For more information on the most current General Obligation and Revenue Bonds, visit the Treasury’s web page.

Debt Service 
Debt service schedules for all outstanding General Obligation Bonds, Certificates of Obligation and Revenue Bonds.

Texas Transparency Organization
Link to the Texas Comptroller’s website about transparency in government, including local debt.

Open Records Request

City Council Contact Information

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Last updated: 3/25/2016 9:45:00 AM