Financial Transparency

Funding Source Descriptions

General

All city funds not dedicated to a specific purpose.

Street

Primarily funded by taxes on the sale of gasoline and diesel fuel.

Street Sales Tax 2018

A 3/8 cent temporary sales tax, to be used for street reconstruction.

Sanitation

Funded by residential and commercial waste collection fees.

Airport

Funded by the sale of aviation gas and jet fuel at the Cantrell Field airport.

Parks & Rec A&P

Sales tax collected on the sale of prepared food.

CDBG

Community Development Block Grant

Spay and Neuter

Funds collected from the sale of animal tags, to be used for the health of the animals kept at the animal shelter.

Court Automation

An installment fee charged to defendants who cannot pay their fine in full, to be used for court technology purchases.

Asset Forfeiture

Funds seized by the police department, in which the case has been adjudicated by the court.

Tree Board

Donation funds collected on behalf of the Tree Board.

Pay as You Go Sales Tax

A 1/4 cent permanent sales tax, to be used for the purchase of police vehicles and major street projects.

Stormwater/Sidewalk In Lieu Of

A fee paid by developers who wish to forego building the sidewalks and stormwater mitigation systems themselves.

Seized Assets

Funds seized by the police department, in which the case has not yet been adjudicated by the court.

Parks & Rec Ad Valorem

A voluntary property tax for the operation of public recreation and playgrounds.

Animal Welfare Ad Valorem

A voluntary property tax for the operation of the animal shelter.

Street Impact

A fee paid by developers on new commercial construction, to be used to add capacity to city streets.

Parks Impact

A fee paid by developers on new residential construction, to be used to add capacity to city parks.

Airport Grant

Grant funded purchases at the Cantrell Field airport.

Police Equipment Grant

A grant awarded to the police department for the purchase of equipment.

Misc Grant Fund

Miscellaneous grant funds received.

Nonuniform Pension

The retirement plan provided to all full time employees who are not uniformed police or fire.