Financial Transparency : Traditional Finances

The City of Wichita Falls is making the effort to provide more fiscal transparency to its citizens. By utilizing the City’s Transparency Stars portal, which was created in accordance with the Texas State Comptroller certification guidelines, residents can now see key financial information about the City in a clear and user-friendly manner.                       

Budget Per Capita FY23



*General Fund Total Revenue and Expenditures trend graphs to be updated following the completion of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.

Property Tax Rate Trended

Property Tax Rate TableThis adopted FY 2023 budget reduces the City's property tax rate by 8.75% from 0.760928 to .694321.

Transparency Star


A budget serves as the financial plan for the City. It shows proposed spending and revenue in broad categories by department or by account type. 

Full-Time Equivalents (FTE):

This chart represents the City's total FTE by function and program.

Annual Comprehensive Financial Report: 

This audited report provides a quantitative look at the operating success, financial health, and compliance of the government. It includes a balance sheet, a statement of changes in financial position, a statement of revenues and expenses, and a comparison of budgeted to actual expenses and revenues. Please follow the above link to view the City of Wichita Falls' current and prior year's audited reports. The GFOA has awarded the City a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 24 consecutive years. 

Check Register:

A check register lists all payments incurred during a month by the City. The check register includes the payment date, payment amount, payee, and description.

Raw Budget Worksheet:

The raw budget worksheets are organized by object code and are posted in compliance with the Texas State Comptroller guidelines. These worksheets provide residents with an interactive experience with the City's Adopted Budget. The Capital Improvement Plan has budgeted life to date of the project and not on a fiscal year basis.

Texas Transparency (Comptroller): 

Link to the Texas Comptroller’s website about transparency in government.

Open Records Request 

City Council Contact Information 

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