Finance Department

NOTICE OF 2016 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR THE CITY OF CEDAR HILL, TX

A tax rate of $0.698760 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of Cedar Hill.

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be conducted by the City
Council for the City of Cedar Hill, Texas on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at
7:00 pm in the T.W. "Turk" Cannady Cedar Hill Room, located in the Cedar
Hill Government Center, 285 Uptown Blvd. Cedar Hill, Texas; consideration
and adoption of the proposed Operating Budget and the Capital
Improvement Plan for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 will be on September 13, 2016
at 7:00 pm. This budget will raise more total property taxes
than last year's budget by $1,506,246 or (7.11 %) and of
that amount $331,748 is tax revenue to be raised from
new property added to the roll this year.

This facility is wheelchair accessible. If you plan to attend this public meeting and you have a disability that requires special arrangements, please call 972-291-5100 ext. 1011 or 1-800-RELAY TX (TOO) 1-800-735-2989) at least 48 hours in advance. Reasonable accommodations will be made to assist your needs.


NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION AND ADOPTION OF THE FY 2016-2017 CRIME CONTROL AND PREVENTION DISCTRICT (CCPD) BUDGET
Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City Council for the City of Cedar Hill, Texas will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 7:pm, in the T.W. “Turk” Cannady/Cedar Hill Room, located in the Cedar Hill Government Center, 285 Uptown Blvd. Cedar Hill, Texas, 75104; consideration and adoption of the proposed FY 2016-17 Budget for the Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) will be on September 13, 2016 at 7:pm; in accordance with Section 363.205 of the Texas Local Government Code.

A copy of the proposed FY 2016-17 Budget for the Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) budget is available for inspection during the hours of 8 am to pm, Monday through Friday in the Office of the City Secretary, located in the Cedar Hill Government Center, 285 Uptown Blvd, Cedar Hill, Texas or select this link Proposed FY 2016-17 CCPD Budget.
  
This facility is wheelchair accessible. If you plan to attend this public meeting and you have a disability that requires special arrangements, please call 972-291-5100 ext. 1011 or 1-800-RELAY TX (TDD) 1-800-735-2989) at least 48 hours in advance. Reasonable accommodations will be made to assist your needs. 



Responsibilities
The Finance Department's function is to collect, disburse, safeguard, invest and maintain records of the city's assets. Funds are deposited daily but purchase orders and check payment authorizations are paid weekly. Safeguarding the city's assets is accomplished through internal controls and separation of duties among the finance personnel.

The mission of the Finance Department is to provide the City of Cedar Hill with:
  • Fiscally prudent financial accounting
  • Debt management
  • Investment services
  • Purchasing services
Additional Functions
Debt management:
  • Prepare bond rating and insurance information for debt issuance
  • Coordinate issuance of debt
  • Conduct maturity payments
Investments:
  • Manage city funds
  • Make sound investments per city investment policy and Public Funds Investment Act
  • Investment performance reporting
  • Maintain authorized broker / dealer list
Purchasing:
  • Conduct citywide bids
  • Contract administration
  • Participate in cooperative-purchasing program