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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Notice of 2018 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

*2019 Adopted Budget

*2018 Adopted Budget

*Adopted Budgets -- 2018-2006

*Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports -- 2017-2006

*Check Registry -- 2018-1012

*2018 County Debt

Truth in Taxation 2012-2018

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

County Expenditures / Revenues Information

 

Expenditures / Debt:

Total Expenditures 2019: $ 108,812,328.95

Expenditures per capita 2019: $ 771.70

Total Debt as of 01/01/2019: $ 115,625,027

Population estimate- 2019: 141,009

 

Revenues / Reserves:

Total Revenues 2019: $ 97,839,022.00

Total Property Tax Revenue 2019: $ 48,916,673

Total Property Tax per capita 2019: $ 346.90

Total Sales Tax Revenue 2019: $ 13,000,000

Total Reserves 12/31/2017: $ 54,725,770

General Fund Balance for 2017: $ 25,519,241

Total Fund Balances for 2017: $ 134,638,598

 

Taxes:

Property Tax Rate:  2017- $0.357921  2018- $0.357921

Effective Tax Rate:  2017- $0.316413  2018- $0.337974

Effective M&O Rate: 2017- $0.275881  2018- $0.296769

Rollback Tax Rate:  2017- $0.377067  2018- $0.375644

Debt Rate:             2017-$0.065750  2018- $0.036000

Total debt obligation Jan. 1, 2019 - $115,625,027

Staffing

Full Time Employees as of 01/01/2019: 626

Monthly Financial Information

 

  • County Utilities 2019 (Electric, Water, Gas)
  • 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

 

Weekly Financial Claims (Certified Weekly)

Monthly Investment Reports (Treasurer's Report)

Truth in Taxation Summary for 2018

 

Where Your Property Taxes Go 

2019 Budget

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