Financial Transparency

Welcome to the City of Sachse's Financial Transparency Section.

The City of Sachse is committed to providing resources and data as part of an on-going effort to promote transparency in our City government through a variety of methods.  Here you will discover summaries, visualizations, downloadable data, and other relevant information in a user-friendly format to help you gain a better understanding of the City's financial status.

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The City of Sachse is offering an interactive online reporting tool that allows citizens to explore the City of Sachse’s financial data online in various graphical formats. The Financial Transparency Portal, powered by OpenGov, improves the overall financial transparency allowing users to view the data at the highest level or drill down to detailed expenses/revenues.  Users can also download the data into an Excel spreadsheet.   

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The City Budget is an annually adopted document that outlines revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year.


GFOA_CAFR_Award Opens in new windowComprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

The CAFR is an annual financial report of the City that complies with the accounting requirements promulgated by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

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The City of Sachse provides online check registers for accounts payable and payroll disbursements.  The registers posted exclude information that might provide protected information.

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When issuing debt obligations, the City of Sachse adheres to its Debt Policy

Tax Rate

The current 2018 property tax rate is $.72 in Dallas County and Collin Rate per $100 valuation.  The sales tax rate is 8.25% with the City retaining 2.00%.  Visit Tax Information for more information on tax rates and the breakdown of how they are used.

House Bill 3693 Compliance Report

The following information is being posted in compliance with the requirements of HB 3693 (Government Code § 22643.001(b)). 

  1. The total metered amount of electricity, natural gas and water used by the City.
  2. The total amount paid for electricity, natural gas and water.
Calendar YearElectric Consumption (kWH)Electric CostNatural Gas Consumption (MCF)Natural Gas CostWater Consumption (Gals.)Water CostTotal of All Utilities
20133,853,543$535,931.331,826$15,878.9011,629,700$70,623.35$622,434.58
20143,458,058$520,155.232,120$20,476.9313,859,200$87,975.22$628,607.88
20153,991,605$594,921.881,164$10,839.6516,413,400$126,000.72$731,762.25
20163,724,985$558,522.591,411$14,118.2614,987,100$132,558.76$705,199.61
20173,835,980$561,447.381,100$13,244.2514,010,100$142,430.17$717,121.80
20183,972,169$458,403.651,030$11,852.8915,646,300

 

Municipal Advisor Certificate

The City has an Independent Registered Municipal Advisor in compliance with the SEC Municipal Advisor Rule.

Unclaimed Property

The City of Sachse holds various types of property (valued at $10 - $100) which were unclaimed and presumed abandoned and are subject to Title VI. Chapter 76 of the Texas Property Code.  In accordance with the State Law, any amount over $100 is sent to the State Comptroller where it is held until claimed.

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