Required Postings – Finance

Summary of Proposed Budget

Summary of Proposed Budget (Education Code, §44.0041, as amended during the 79th Legislature, Third Called Session) – 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.

Post Adopted 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.

Costs and Metered Amounts for Electricity, Water, and Natural Gas for District

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.

Current/Proposed Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate

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.

Tax Rate Trend information

Tax Rate Trend Information (Tax Code §26.16) – School districts are to provide tax rate information to the County Tax Assessor Collector for the most recent five tax years beginning with the 2012 tax year.