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Transparency Resources

The City of Plano is committed to providing resources and data as part of an on-going effort to promote transparency and openness in our City government through a variety of methods.  The City has chosen to participate in the Texas Comptroller’s Transparency Stars Program, recognizing local governments for going above and beyond in transparency efforts.  Further information about the State’s program can be found at

Traditional Finance Summary

Financial Summary

The following data is derived from the City’s government-wide Statement of Activities in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  The government-wide financial statements are reported using the economic resources measurement focus and the accrual basis of accounting.  Under the accrual basis of accounting, revenues are recognized when earned and expenses recognized at the time the liability is incurred. 

The per capita figures are based on the City’s September 30, 2017, population of 279,100 provided by the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the City of Plano.

RevenuesandTransfers FY2017
Revenues per capita 2017
expenditurespercapita 2017
propertytaxrate 2017
propertytaxratedistribution 2017

The City Budget Department offers details about the budget process, forecasted revenues and expenditures, Community Investment Program (CIP), current Three-Year Financial Forecast and Status Report, and upcoming budget related events.

Agendas and Minutes
This section offers agendas and minutes for public meetings.

Check Register 
The City of Plano provides online check registers for accounts payable, payroll and risk management check disbursements. The registers posted exclude information that might provide protected privacy information.

Financial Reports and Unclaimed Property Listing

The City provides monthly and annual financial reports consisting of the Comprehensive Monthly Financial Report (CMFR), Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), Report on Federal and State Awards in Accordance with Uniform Guidance and Quarterly Investment Reports.

Debt Information 
 This document provides information regarding how the City of Plano handles its debt.

Bond Election
 This document provides information on the 2017 Bond Referendum.

Open Records Requests

Contracts and Procurement

Pension Plans

Video on Demand
View City Council and Planning and Zoning information segments.

Municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax Report

City Council Contact Information

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