Financial Transparency

Transparent Government

 

Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2 is committed to providing information concerning the use of taxpayer funding in an open and transparent manner.
The information  below is provided in accordance with the local government transparency standards encouraged by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

District Financial Information

 

Travis County ESD No. 2 Budget Information

Fiscal Year 2020 Amended Budget $42,598,566

Fiscal Year 2021 Amended Budget $41,690,192

Fiscal Year 2022 Approved Budget $45,855,154

The change in the amount of budget from fiscal year 2021 to 2022 is $4,164,961 which is a 10% increase.

 

Travis County ESD No. 2 Property Tax Revenue Information

The amount of property tax revenue budgeted for maintenance and operations:

Fiscal Year 2020 Amended Budget for Property Tax Revenue: $12,868,482

Fiscal Year 2021 Amended Budget for Property Tax Revenue:  $13,204,044

Fiscal Year 2022 Approved Budget for Property Tax Revenue: $14,125,471

 

Travis County ESD No. 2 Maintenance and Operations Property Tax Rates:

Tax Year 2019:  $0.10 per $100 valuation

Tax Year 2020:  $0.10 per $100 valuation

Tax Year 2021:  $0.09 per $100 valuation

The proposed tax rate for 2022 has not yet been determined.

 

The District has had a zero-debt service taxing rate and revenue for tax rates set for fiscal years 2019 through 2022.

 

Principles of Sound Financial Management establish a foundation for the fiscal strength and stability of Travis County ESD No. 2. These Principles guide the Board of Commissioners and Executive Team as they make fiscal decisions regarding resource allocations and annual appropriations. Fiscal principles assure sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars as they guide the District in the planning of expenditures, revenues and funding arrangements for public services and ensure budget flexibility and structural stability to weather economic cycles.   The financial condition of the District must be maintained at the highest level to assure resources are available to meet the community’s ever-changing needs and these Principles reflect the District’s commitment to continued fiscal strength.  To learn more about the District’s financial policies please click below.

Learn more about the District’s financial policies here.

 

Financial Documents

 

Information About Our Board of Commissioners

Board of Commissioners

 

 

The Public Information Act

Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, gives you the right to access government records; and an officer for public information and the officer’s agent may not ask why you want them. All government information is presumed to be available to the public. Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information. Governmental bodies shall promptly release requested information that is not confidential by law, either constitutional, statutory, or by judicial decision, or information for which an exception to disclosure has not been sought.

 

Public Information Request Information and Form