Transparency Resources

The City of Denison is committed to providing financial transparency. We strive to provide our tax payers with easy access to their City's information. We make every effort to deliver financial information that is readily accessible and available for our citizens. The City of Denison Finance Department provides financial reports to promote transparency and accountability.

Traditional Financial Information
This page provides financial information related to the City's budget and financial reporting.

The following summary data shows amounts for the most recently completed fiscal year. 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 23,447.

                                                                                      Fiscal year 2015-2016                                Per Capita

Total Expenditures                                                              $43,832,851                                             $1,869

Total Revenues                                                                    $53,341,741                                             $2,275

Total Property Tax Revenue                                                $6,586,838                                                $281

Total Sales Tax Revenue                                                      $4,562,899                                                $195

Revenues-Expenditures Per Capita.FY12 THRU FY16
Property Tax Rate Valuation.FY12 THRU FY16 (002)
Sales Tax Per Capita.FY12 THRU FY16 (002)

The City of Denison employed 306 full-time equivalent positions for all personnel in the most recently completed fiscal year.

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.

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 and payment type.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR)
Local ordinance and state statutes require that a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report be submitted for the fiscal year end. These ordinances and statutes require that the City issue a financial report on its financial position and activity, and that an independent firm of certified accountants audit this report.