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.
Tax Rates for the City of Athens are as follows:
Ad Valorem Tax Rate - $0.680221/$100 of Valuation
Combined Sales Tax Rate - 8.25% of Taxable Sales
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.
For more information, contact:
Director of Finance
508 E. Tyler Street
Athens, TX 75751