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The Comptroller’s Office for the State of Texas has an initiative to encourage all county and local governments to be transparent in their financial operations called Texas Transparency

The City of Rowlett embraces this philosophy and produces various financial documents to give you, the taxpayer, the ability to see how your money is being spent.  

Traditional Finances

Financial Summary

The following financial summary data is from the government-wide Statement of Activities in the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).  The government-wide Statement of Activities reports the results of the City's operations on an accrual basis of accounting.  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 2016 estimated population of 60,236.

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Additional financial Information is available online:

Additional Financial Transparency Information
In addition, the City has adopted financial policies and investment policies designed to maintain or improve the financial health and well being of the City as well as safeguard the City’s funds in accordance with accounting principles and legislative rules.  The City also complies with the requirements specified in House Bill 3693 regarding disclosure of energy usage during the calendar year.

Can't Find What You Are Looking For?

Submit an 
Open Records Request online.  You may also submit your request via email, by fax at 972-412-6118, or by mail or in person to:

City of Rowlett
City Secretary's Office
P. O. Box 99
Rowlett, TX 75030-0099

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact the City's Action Center or local councilmembers.

4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088