What is the City of Garland's total budget?
The City of Garland's total operating budget for FY 2012-13 is $572,494,474.
What is the City of Garland's General Fund budget?
The City of Garland's General Fund budget for FY 2012-13 is $136,361,880.
What is the City of Garland's current ad valorem tax rate?
The adopted ad valorem tax rate for FY 2012-13 is 70.46 cents per $100 of valuation.
Debt Service 31.06
Total Rate 70.46
View the 10-Year Tax Rate History to see a graph plotting the tax rate since 2003.
What is the sales tax rate in Garland?
The sales tax rate in Garland is 8.25%.
What portion of the sales tax does the City of Garland receive?
The City of Garland receives 1% of the 8.25% sales tax levied on goods and services within the city. Another 1% goes to DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) and the remaining 6.25% to the State.
How many employees does the City of Garland have?
There are 2,038 full-time and 65 part-time positions, which excludes 32 banked positions, approved in the FY 2012-13 budget.
How can I view the City of Garland's Budget?
The web version of the current Adopted Budget can be viewed on this website by late November to early December of the year of adoption. Copies of the Adopted Budget are available at the four public libraries, at the City Secretary's Office, and at the office of Budget & Research following publication.
Budget & Research Department
Garland City Hall
200 N. 5th Street
4th Floor, Suite 427
Garland, TX 75040
What is the typical Garland residential monthly utility cost?
Total for All Utilities: $239.40
To see a breakdown by a specific utility, view the Garland Monthly Utility Cost sheet.