The Financial Services Department manages and accounts for the City's financial resources. The department is responsible for:
In addition, the department provides daily financial operations for the City, such as payroll, accounts payable, debt administration and financial reporting.
We strive to achieve excellence in financial reporting and have been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for Excellence In Financial Reporting and received the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
We have been recognized for excellence in financial transparency and have been awarded all five transparency stars under the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Transparency Stars program. In the past we received the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle Platinum Member Award, also for excellence in financial transparency.
We continue to maintain high quality bond ratings.