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The City of Coppell supports an Open Government philosophy and has established a comprehensive online resource for citizens to review a variety of government documents and provide a forum to address any questions that arise.
The City of Coppell is reviewed and rated by two separate rating agencies. The City of Coppell maintains a Aaa rating with Moody's and a AAA rating with Standard and Poor's. There are not any bond elections currently scheduled.
The City Budget is an annual document that outlines revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year, in accordance with citizen needs and expectations.City Council will hold public hearings on the Crime Control and Annual Operating budgets during their regular Council meeting on Tuesday, September 8th after 7:30 pm. Those wishing to participate should contact the City Secretary's office by 2:00 pm that day.Tax Rate and Budget Information (required by Tax Code 26.18)Proposed Budget FY2020-2021Initial Proposed Budget FY2020-2021FY2019-2020FY2018-2019FY2017-2018
Budgets in Brief are a summarization of the Annual Budget with demographics provided for context.FY2019-2020FY2018-2019FY2017-2018
The City holds budget workshops throughout the year to allow City Council to discuss budgetary objectives and provide staff with direction on compiling the annual operating budget. These workshops are open to the public for observation and include an opportunity for citizens' appearance. No formal action is taken by Council during these work sessions. Any files below contain draft information for discussion purposes and should not be considered final.June 8, 2020 Workshop (Service Organizations, Water & Sewer Fund, Special Revenue Funds) Workshop Packet Available HereJuly 9, 2020 Workshop (General Fund & Debt Service Fund) Workshop Packet Available HereJuly 27, 2020 Workshop (Certified Estimates Discussion, Review of Budget) Workshop Packet Available HereAugust 20, 2020 Workshop (Certified Values Discussion, Proposed Tax Rate) Workshop Packet Available Here
The CAFR is an analytical assessment of financial behavior completed after the end of each fiscal year.FY2018-2019FY2017-2018FY2016-2017
When issuing debt obligations, the City of Coppell adheres to its Debt Policy. The total amount of municipal debt obligation secured by property taxes for the City of Coppell, as of September 30, 2019, is $67,660,000. The debt requirements for the outstanding obligations, as presented in the budget, can be viewed here. Please read the Mayor of Coppell's Debt Transparency Page.
Please visit this page to view all demographic data for citizens of Coppell.
This document is a financial planning tool compiled annually to forecast future needs of the City. Five Year Forecasts are published each spring.FY2018-2019FY2017-2018FY2016-2017
The City of Coppell participates in the Government Finance Officers Association award programs for both the Annual Budget and the CAFR. The City has received the award for the Distinguished Budget Presentation for 11 years in a row and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 30 years in a row. Please visit the GFOA Awards site for more information.
This is a government-mandated report documenting the City's utility usage and costs.
The City has an Independent Registered Municipal Advisor Certificate on file in compliance with the SEC Municipal Advisor Rule.
The Public Documents page houses the City of Coppell's digitally archived documents.
Submit an electronic Request for Public Information/Open Records.
The proposed 2020 property tax rate is $0.5800 per $100 valuation. Per Tax Code, the City's Notice of 2020 Tax Rates can be viewed here. The rates published in this notice are not being considered for adoption. City Council will hold a public hearing during their regular Council meeting on Tuesday, September 8th after 7:30 pm. Those wishing to participate should contact the City Secretary's office by 2:00 pm that day. The current 2019 property tax rate is $0.5840 per $100 valuation. The sales tax rate is 8.25% with the City retaining 2%. For more information on tax rates, paying taxes and the breakdown on how they are used, please visit our Tax Department page. For tax payments or specific tax account data, please contact Dallas County.
Please feel free to contact the City with any questions on the information provided above.For Financial questions, please contact Cayce Lay at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-304-3690.For Public Information questions, please contact the City Secretary at email@example.com or 972-304-3668.City Council members contact information can be found on our Meet the Council page.