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The following summary data is from the city’s government-wide financial statements in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The government-wide Statement of Activities is designed to give readers a broad overview of the city’s finances, in a manner similar to a private-sector business, using the accrual basis of accounting. The accrual basis of accounting recognizes revenues when they are earned and recognizes expenses at the time the liability is incurred.

The per capita figures are based on the city’s 2017 estimated population of 117,238.

  Fiscal Year 2017 Per Capita
Revenues and Transfers:    
    Governmental Activities:    
        Ad valorem tax 37,476,196 319.66
        Sales tax 28,561,762 243.62
        Program revenue 32,877,514 280.43
        Other revenues 10,106,022 86.20
        Transfers 12,754,258 108.79
        Total Governmental Activities 121,775,752 1,038.71
Business-type Activities:    
    Program revenues 155,110,637 1,323.04
    Other revenues 855,367 7.30
    Transfers -12,754,258 -108.79
    Total Business-type Activities 143,211,746 1,221.55
Total Revenues 264,987,498 2,260.25
    Governmental Activities 108,136,473 922.37
    Business-type Activities 111,783,778 953.48
    Total Expenses 219,920,251 1,875.84
Change in Net Position 45,067,247 384.41
Other Information:    
Fiscal Year 2016 Budgeted full-time equivalent positions 979.6  

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The budget serves as the financial plan for the city. It is presented by fund and is designed to provide decision makers with an overview of city resources and how resources are utilized to accomplish the policy direction of council. The budget shows the city’s commitments and how the city meets the financial policies approved by council. The document is also designed to show services provided and associated costs.

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These financial statements are prepared on a quarterly basis for management to recognize and address any concerns. The statements present a summary of activity on all of the major operating funds in correlation with the current budget and a comparison to prior year quarterly financial statements.

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The city check register includes payments to vendors for goods and services, payments to agencies per contractual terms and conditions, travel reimbursements to employees and refunds for deposits on utilities, facilities rentals, etc. The register does not include payroll checks and excludes checks that might provide protected privacy information, such as child support, and deferred compensation.

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This report provides detailed information concerning the financial condition, health and activities of the City. It includes a balance sheet, statement of changes in financial position, statement of revenues and expenses, and comparison of budgeted to actual expenses and revenues.

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After holding for three years, the city is required to escheat to the state of Texas all monies owed to an individual and/or business in excess of $100; all lessor amounts are held by the city in the Unclaimed Property Fund. The City of College Station is currently holding more than $100,000 in cash waiting for the rightful owner(s) to claim. One in four Texans has unclaimed property from forgotten bank accounts, uncashed checks, security deposits and utility refunds. It’s your money and we want you to get it back.

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For more information or questions, please contact Fiscal Services at 979.764.3555.

Last updated: 7/10/2018 2:21:15 PM