Financial Transparency

Financial Transparency

The City of Selma is committed to providing transparent government.  Financial transparency is achieved not only by posting financial documents, but also through summaries, charts/graphs, downloadable data and other relevant information.

Traditional Finances

 For most recently completed fiscal year November 1, 2018 – October 31, 2019:


The City of Selma had 93 full-time equivalent positions during this time.

*Per capita figures based on the City’s 2019 estimated population of 11,075 from the U.S. Census Bureau for the most recently completed fiscal year 11/01/2018 – 10/31/2019.



Tax Rate

The City’s property tax rate of $0.1968 per $100 valuation remains among the lowest in Texas cities with a population of approximately 10,000 residents.  The tax rate is the lowest in the Northeast San Antonio area and has been lowered for six straight years.


Financial Reports


Raw Format 2020-2021 Budget (Excel)

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

Sortable Check Registers (Excel) FY2013-14  FY2014-15  FY2015-16  FY2016-17  FY2017-18 

             FY2018-19  FY2019-20  FY2020-21

Current City Tax Rates

 Financial Policies

Important Links:

City Administration

Mayor & City Council  The Comptroller’s website about transparency in government.  The website is a one-stop source to collect all available information on local government finances in our state, including the existing and proposed debt of cities, counties, school and hospital districts and hundreds of special-purpose districts throughout Texas.

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts:  The Comptroller’s official website that provides data on city and county sales and use taxes, property taxes, and franchise taxes.

Public Information Request:  The link to the City’s on-line Public Information Request form.  Please use this link to submit an open records request.  Additional information on the Texas Public Information Act can be found on the Attorney General’s website: