Adopted City of Southlake FY 2019 Budget

What's ahead for FY 2019? Enhanced homeowner tax relief, Champions Club at The Marq Southlake, Connecting Southlake with better mobility on our roads, and a Protect Southlake plan for even better security at our schools.

The City's Capital Improvement Projects are the City's "Big Projects." They are large investments in our City and include improvements to State Highway 114, North White Chapel near Carroll High School, a new vision for Central Park at the Shops of Southlake and important updates to our water system to keep it at top standards.

The FY 2019 budget document contains a detailed and transparent financial look at the plans for FY 2019, the City's plan to get the most value out of the everyday services that make Southlake great. For a high-level preview of what's proposed including the proposed tax rate, read the City Manager's Transmittal Letter to the City Council.  

Budget Document

Each year the City Manager is required by charter to file a proposed year-long budget for the Council's consideration. The filing must be complete by August 15. 

The following links offer fund by fund spending summaries, an in-depth look at the Capital Improvement Program, and the City's strategic direction. The links will become live after August 16, 2018.

Table of Contents
Introduction
Facility Maintenance Fund
Transmittal Letter
Technology Infrastructure and Security Fund 
Budget 101
Economic Development Investment Fund
City Profile
Utility Fund Expenditures
Strategic Direction
Vehicle Replacement Fund
Fund Summaries
Debt Services
Overview of City Departments
Special Revenue Funds
General Fund Expenditures
Capital Improvement Program
Strategic Initiative FundAppendix


Public Notice

This year's levy to fund maintenance and operations expenditures exceeds last year's maintenance and operations tax levy. 

City of Southlake, Texas ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. 

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 8.68 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $5.00.