What is the City of Garland's total budget?
The City of Garland's total operating budget for FY 2014-15 is $698,935,598.
What is the City of Garland's General Fund budget?
The City of Garland's General Fund budget for FY 2014-15 is $146,320,535.
What is the City of Garland's current ad valorem tax rate?
The adopted ad valorem tax rate for FY 2014-15 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 2004.
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 2,065 full-time and 58 part-time positions approved in the FY 2014-15 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 mid-November of the year of adoption. Copies of the Adopted Budget are available at the four public libraries, the City Secretary's Office, and 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: $251.88
To see a breakdown by a specific utility, view the Garland Monthly Utility Cost sheet.