Financial Transparency in Comal County

Comal County is dedicated to serving its citizens by excelling in all areas of service, financial responsibility, and transparency of actions. This webpage is designed to provide the public with complete financial disclosure concerning the Budget, the Annual Financial Report, the Check Register, and outstanding Debt.  Excel copies of the budgets and check registries have been included in the financial information to provide a searchable medium for your convenience.

It is our belief that an educated, informed public is better served by its government when the people understand the framework and operation of their local government. Honesty, transparency, and accountability are fostered in a society where a transparent government serves well educated citizens.

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*2022 Recommended Budget

*2021 Adopted Budget

*Notice of 2020 Tax Year Property Tax Rate

*Adopted Budgets (2006 - present)

*Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (2006 - present)

*Check Registry (2015 - present)

*County Debt

Truth in Taxation

*This information is provided by the Comal County Auditor's Office. 830-221-1200

 

County Expenditure & Revenue Information

2020 Expenditures & Debt
Total Expenditures $ 90,262,051
Expenditures per capita $ 547.67
Total Debt as of 12/31/20 $ 132,159,275
Population estimate 164,812
2020 Revenues & Reserves
Total Revenues $ 111,662,766
Total Property Tax Revenue $ 66,968,647
Total Property Tax per capita $ 406.33
Total Sales Tax Revenue $ 17,143,919
Total Reserves FB 12/31/2020 $ 37,846,325
General Fund Balance  $ 39,056,302
Total Fund Balances $ 97,339,094
Taxes: Sourse document
"Adopted" Property Tax Rate: 2020-$0.31900
2019-
$0.322415
2018
- $0.295191
2017
- $0.307821
Effective Tax Rate:
"No-New Revenue Tax Rate:"
2020-$0.250451
2019-
$0.269995
2018
- $0.337974
2017
- $0.316413
Effective M&O Rate:
"No- New Revenue Maintenance & Operations Rate:"
2020-$0.287742
2019-
$0.317215
2018
- $0.326403
2017- $0.323377
Rollback Tax Rate:
"Votor Approved Rate:"
2020-$0.340553
2019-
$0.331377
2018
- $0.375644
2017
- $0.377067
Debt Rate: 2020-$0.052000
2019-
$0.060200
2018
- $0.036000
2017
-$0.065750
   
Staffing
Full Time Employees as of 01/01/2020: 788

 

Weekly & Monthly Financial Information

 

Weekly Financial Claims (Certified Weekly)

Monthly Investment Reports (Treasurer's Report)

 

 

Utilities: Electric, Water and Gas
Utilities for 2021  
Utility totals for 2020: $944,440.39
Utility totals for 2019: $ 518,787.60
Utility totals for 2018: $ 485,862.18
Utility totals for 2017: $ 496,569.03
Utility totals for 2016: $ 500,940.65
Utility totals for 2015: $ 448,231.72
Utility totals for 2014: $ 465,281.93
Utility totals for 2013: $ 422,960.22
Utility totals for 2012: $ 474,845.70

Where Your Property Taxes Go 

 

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