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The City of Troup Receives Recognition for Transparency Efforts from Texas Comptroller

 

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the City of Troup is the latest local government entity to achieve specific transparency goals through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program. The City of Troup received a star in the area of Traditional Finances, which recognizes entities for their outstanding efforts in making their spending and revenue information available. 

 

Transparency Stars recognizes local government entities that provide easy online access to important financial data.

 

“By providing meaningful financial data in addition to visual tools and analysis of its revenues and expenditures, the City of Troup has shown a true commitment to Texas taxpayers. This effort achieves the goals set by my office’s Transparency Stars program,” Hegar said. “I am pleased to award the City of Troup a star for its accomplishments.” 

 

The Comptroller’s office launched the Transparency Stars program in March 2016 to recognize cities, counties and school districts making important strides to greater government transparency. Local government entities can apply for stars in the areas of:

 

  • Traditional Finances,
  • Contracts and Procurement,
  • Economic Development,
  • Public Pensions, and
  • Debt Obligations.

 

After receiving an initial star for Traditional Finances, remaining stars may be awarded in any order. For more information on the program, including specific guidelines and information on how to apply, visit the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars website.

 

Traditional Finances Summary

The City of Troup is a City Government operating in the state of Texas. The most recently completed and audited fiscal year is October 1, 2016 until September 30, 2017. Total expenditures for that period were $2,475,137.00 or $1,339.00 per capita based on the 2000 census.

Total Revenues for the period from October 1, 2016 until September 30, 2017 were $2,486,984.00 or $1,345.00 per capita. Included in this revenue was $666,533.00 in property taxes and $373,441.00 in sales taxes. Property tax revenue was $360.48 per capita and sales tax revenue was $201.97 per capita.

The City of Troup employed 21 persons in full-time equivalent positions during the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year.
The City of Troup endeavors to provide its customers and taxpayers with complete transparency. Working with our software vendor, we have now been able to easily export our check registers in excel format to enhance the ability of the public to view and organize the data. Prior to this time, all previous check registers were provided as searchable pdfs.
The City of Troup recognizes that an informed public is an asset to the its citizens and customers.

In addition to the charts below, additional charts and detailed information is included in our current year budget document which can be downloaded here.









If you would like to contact the City of Troup or City Officials click this link for contact information.

Click here to view the Truth in Taxation Summary

To make an open records request, download this form.
You may make a request in person to:
Troup City Hall
106 East Duval
Troup, Texas 75789
or 
You may mail a request to:
City of Troup
PO Box 637
Troup, Tx 75789-0637
or
You may email a reqiest to:
Buffie Deason, City Secretary



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Click Here to go to the webpage with all the Current Year Budget Information and downloads.


 
 
 
 
       
Check Registers
Fiscal Year 2010-2011
Fiscal Year 2011-2012
Fiscal Year 2012-2013
Fiscal Year 2013-2014
Fiscal Year 2014-2015
Fiscal Year 2015-2016
Fiscal Year 2016-2017
Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018
 
Current Fiscal Year
 
CITY OF TROUP PAYROLL
Clink Link to Download
Excel File
Fiscal Year
2010-2011
$788,484.77
Fiscal Year
2011-2012
 $772,104.58
Fiscal Year
2012-2013
 $734,341.47
Fiscal Year
2013-2014
 $742,884.22
Fiscal Year
2014-2015
$794,252.99
Fiscal Year
2015-2016
$825,008.44
Fiscal Year
2016-2017
$808,459.12
Fiscal Year
2017-2018
$859710.62

Fiscal Year
2018-2019

36,271.45
Annual Financial Report
Year End Sept 30 2010
Year End Sept 30 2011
Year End Sept 30 2012
Year End Sept 30 2013
Year End Sept 30 2014
Year End Sept 30 2015
Year End Sept 30 2016
Year End Sept 30 2017
 
Budget Documents
Fiscal Year 2013-2014
Fiscal Year 2014-2015
Fiscal Yar 2015-2016
Fiscal Year 2016-2017
Fiscal Year 2017-2018
       
       
       
 
                                                                  
 
 
 
 
City of Troup Taxes Rates
Property Tax .867087/$100
Local Sales Tax .010
Local Economic Development Sales Tax .005



If you would like to know more about transparency in government, follow this link to the Texas Comptroller's website about transparency in government, Texas Transparency.org

Click for detailed transparencey information on the City of Troup's Debt Obilgations

Click for detailed transparency information on the City of Troup's Emploee Pension Plan
 

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