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 2017 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

*2018 Adopted Budget

*Adopted Budgets -- 2017-2006

*Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports -- 2016-2006

*Check Registry -- 2017-1012

Truth in Taxation 2012-2016

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

County Expenditures / Revenues Information

 

Expenditures / Debt:

Total Expenditures 2016: $ 93,255,678

Expenditures per capita 2016: $ 722.64

Total Debt as of 01/01/2018: $ 119,625,000

Population estimate- 06/01/2015: 129,048

 

Revenues / Reserves:

Total Revenues 2016: $98,138,772

Total Property Tax Revenue 2016: $43,946,043

Total Property Tax per capita 2016: $ 340.54

Total Sales Tax Revenue 2016: $12,162,897

Total Reserves 12/31/2016: $54,725,770

 

Taxes:

Property Tax Rate:  2016- $0.342921  2017- $0.357921

Effective Tax Rate:  2016- $0.324769  2017- $0.316413

Effective M&O Rate: 2016- $0.278869  2017- $0.275881

Rollback Tax Rate:  2016- $0.357900  2017- $0.377067

Debt Rate:             2016- $0.047856  2017- $0.065750

 

Staffing

Full Time Staff as of 12/31/2016: 683

Monthly Financial Information

 

County Utilities 2017- 2012 (Electric, Water, Gas)

  • Utility to date for 2017: $72,835.32
  • 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 2016

 

2016 Financials

 

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