Finance Postings

  • Electricity, Water, and Natural Gas Costs (Government Code, §2264.001(b), as amended by HB 3693 (80th Legislature))
    Requires the posting of the metered amounts of electricity, water, and gas consumption for which the district is required to pay and the aggregate amounts of those services. 
     
     
    Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate (Tax Code, §26.05(b))
    Requires a school district to post on its website a statement that indicates that it adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate
     
     
    Summary of Proposed Budget(Education Code, §44.0041, as amended during the 86th Legislature) 
    Requires a school district to post on the district’s website a summary of the proposed budget if it maintains a website; summary must be concurrently posted with notice of the budget.
     
     
    Adopted Budget (Education Code, §39.084, as amended by HB 3 (81st Legislature))
    Requires a school district to prominently display on the district’s website for three years an external link of the budget adopted by the board of trustees.
     

     

    Landowner’s Bill of Rights (Property Code, §21.0112(b)(2), as amended by HB 1495 (80th Legislature))
    Requires a school district to make available, if technologically feasible, on its Internet website a landowner’s bill of rights prepared by the Attorney General.
     

     

    Debt Obligation Reporting (Local Government Code, §140.008)
    The 84th Legislature passed HB 1378 to increase the transparency of local government debt. Under Local Government Code § 140.008, school districts must annually compile their debt obligation data from the preceding fiscal year and post to their website.