Financial Transparency

The City of Athens is committed to meeting the high standard of financial transparency by providing citizens with documents that show how the tax dollars and other revenues are budgeted and spent.

Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Information

Budget Calendar

Revised Budget Calendar

08/02/2022 - FY 2023 Proposed Budget

Updated FY 2023 Proposed Budget

08/02/2022 - Tax Rate Calculation

08/22/2022 - Notice of Budget Hearing

09/12/2022 - Notice of Tax Rate Hearing

Required Information Per Section 26.18 of Texas Tax Code

Budgeted M&O
Budgeted I&S
Adopted M&O 
 Tax Rate
Adopted I&S 
 Tax Rate
 Tax Rate
ADOPTED FY 2023$4,391,490$1,015,282$0.458271$0.107729$0.566000/$100
FY 2022$4,586,790 $895,602$0.539888$0.105333$0.645221/$100 
FY 2021$4,476,573$878,778$0.555071$0.105150$0.660221/$100
FY 2020$4,309,480$848,027$0.569312$0.110909$0.680221/$100
FY 2019$3,979,675$855,749$0.563954$0.121267$0.685221/$100
FY 2018$4,031,196$744,744$0.580501$0.104720$0.685221/$100

Taxing Entity: City of Athens

Address: 508 E. Tyler Street Athens, TX 75751

Phone:  903-675-5131

Governing Body: City Council,

Mayor: Toni Clay,

Mayor Pro Tem: Vacant

Councilmember: Robert Gross,

Councilmember: SyTanna Freeman,

Councilmember: Mark Carroll, 

Annual Budget

Annual Financial Audits

Monthly Financial Reports

Quarterly Investment Reports

This Investment and Collateralization Policy is authorized by the City Council in accordance with Texas Government Code, Chapter 2256, also cited as the Public Funds Investment Act, to satisfy the statutory requirements to define, adopt, and review a written investment policy regarding the investment of its funds and funds under its control. It is also written to satisfy the statutory requirements of the Public Funds Collateral Act, Chapter 2257 of the Texas Government Code. This policy has been reviewed and has received Certification of Investment Policy as issued by the Government Treasurers' Organization of Texas.

City of Athens Investment Policy

Certificate of Investment Policy

Athens Economic Development Corporation

The Athens Economic Development Corporation is a Type B Economic Corporation consisting of seven (7) board members appointed by the Athens City Council. The AEDC was authorized by voters in May of 1991 and is funded by a 1/2 cent (.005) sales tax. AEDC funds are restricted for economic and industrial development within City limits of the City of Athens. 

Annual Budget Reports

Monthly Financial Reports

More Information

For more information, contact: 

Mandie Quigg
Director of Finance

508 E. Tyler Street
Athens, TX  75751