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Mosquito fogging - Friday, September 23.
2023 City Budget adopted by the City Council.
September 2022 UPdate.
COVID-19 Updates and Information.
Help UPPD reduce vehicle burglaries.
The Arbor - September 2022.
Saturday, September 24 at 3 p.m. - UP @ the Library Family Time.
Tuesday, September 27 at 10:30 a.m. - Baby Story Time @ UPPL.
Wednesday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. - Preschool STEAM and Stories.
Thursday, September 29 at 10:30 a.m. - Outdoor Toddler Story Time.
Thursday, September 29 at 3:30 p.m. - STEAM Station @ the Library.
Saturday, October 1 at 10 a.m. - Doggie Splash Day at the Holmes Aquatic Center.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - City Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - City Council Meeting
The City of University Park's Finance Department manages the City's financial assets, cash flows, and fiscal operations. The Department includes five specific subdivisions: accounting; equipment services (fleet management); municipal court; purchasing; and utility billing.
The City's equipment services and purchasing operations are located at the Peek Service Center, 4420 Worcola Street, Dallas, TX 75206. Accounting, municipal court, and utility billing are located at University Park City Hall, 3800 University Boulevard, University Park, TX 75205.
In addition to these major functional areas, the Finance Department also administers the budget process, manages cash and investments, staffs advisory committees and the University Park Civic Foundation, and coordinates the capital improvement program.
National professional organizations consistently bestow awards on the City's financial operations. The National Purchasing Institute has recognized the City's purchasing function with the Achievement of Excellence in Purchasing award each year since 2001. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has recognized the City's financial report with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting each year since 1998, and six times before then. Additionally, the GFOA has awarded the City budget the Distinguished Budget presentation Award each year since 2015, the first year it was submitted for award consideration.
On Tuesday, September 6 and Tuesday, September 20, the City Council will hold public hearings so that the public may comment on the City’s FY2023 proposed budget and tax rate. The Council will vote to adopt the FY2023 budget and tax rate during its Tuesday, September 20 meeting. A copy of the draft FY2023 budget will be available on the City’s website by August 12. Both Council Meetings will begin at 5 p.m.
Proposed FY2023 Budget Summary Letter
Proposed FY2023 Budget Summary
Proposed FY2023 Budget Detail
If you have comments about the proposed budget, and you want make them in person on either of these dates, you are welcome to do so. If you would like to register to speak before you arrive at City Hall, please fill out an online form.
Remote viewing and eComment options
All Council Meetings are livestreamed on the City's website at uptexas.org. If you want to comment remotely or have comments included in the Public Comments portion of a Council Meeting, you can use our website’s eComment feature, or you can contact Christine Green, City Secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-987-5302. Please note that the Mayor will acknowledge receipt of written comments, but written comments are not always read aloud.
The Council adopted the FY2022 budget and tax rate during its Tuesday, September 21, 2021 meeting. The FY2022 budget totals $56,301,727 across all budgeted funds. The total expenditures in the FY2022 budget represent a 1.9 percent increase from the previous year, which results in a small tax rate decrease to 26.4388 cents per $100 of taxable value.