The City of Coppell supports an Open Government philosophy and has established a comprehensive online resource for citizens to review a variety of government documents and provide a forum to address any questions that arise.

Annual Financial Report

The Annual Financial Report is an analytical assessment of financial behavior completed after the end of each fiscal year.

Bond Information

The City of Coppell is reviewed and rated by two separate rating agencies. The City of Coppell maintains a AAA rating with Moody's and a AAA rating with Standard and Poor's. There are no bond elections currently scheduled.


The City Budget is an annual document that outlines revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year, in accordance with citizen needs and expectations.

Fiscal Year 2023 to 2024

Fiscal Year 2023 to 2024

Fiscal Year 2022 to 2023

Fiscal Year 2022 to 2023

Prior Year Budgets

Budgets in Brief

Budgets in Brief are a summarization of the Annual Budget with demographics provided for context.

Budget Workshops

The City holds budget workshops throughout the year to allow City Council to discuss budgetary objectives and provide staff with direction on compiling the annual operating budget. These workshops are open to the public for observation and include an opportunity for citizens' appearance. No formal action is taken by Council during these work sessions. 

  • Five-Year Forecast Workshop - April 11, 2023 (Agenda)
  • Budget Workshop - June 16, 2022 (Agenda)
  • Budget Workshop - June 21, 2022 (Agenda)
  • Budget Workshop - June 23, 2022 (Agenda)
  • Budget Workshop - July 28, 2022 (Agenda)

Debt Obligation

When issuing debt obligations, the City of Coppell adheres to its Debt Policy. The total amount of municipal debt obligation secured by property taxes for the City of Coppell, as of September 30, 2022, is $70,400,000. View the Debt Requirements for the outstanding obligations, as presented in the budget.

Demographic Data

Please visit this page to view all demographic data for citizens of Coppell.

Five Year Forecast

This document is a planning tool compiled to forecast the future needs of the City. Five Year Forecasts are published each spring. Due to significant changes affecting revenue projections and the coronavirus pandemic, a document was not produced in FY2019-20. 

Government Finance Officers Association

The City of Coppell participates in the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) award programs for both the Annual Budget and the CAFR. The City has received the award for the Distinguished Budget Presentation (PDF) for 13 years in a row and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (PDF) for 32 years in a row. Please visit the GFOA Awards site for more information.

Utility Use Report

Under HB 3693, governmental entities must report on the electricity, natural gas, or water consumed and paid for by the entity and the aggregate utility services costs. Information about the City's 2020 utility use is below. 

Natural Gas 
Use:5,660,840 CCF
Cost: $55,546.09 

Use: 58,347,700 gallons
Cost: $119,623.67 

Use: 13,793,799.8 kWh
Cost: $1,375,179.20

Municipal Advisor Certificate

The City has an Independent Registered Municipal Advisor Certificate on file in compliance with the SEC Municipal Advisor Rule.

Public Documents

The Public Documents page houses the City of Coppell's digitally archived documents.

Request for Public Information

Submit an electronic Request for Public Information/Open Records.

Tax Rate

The adopted Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-23 property tax rate is $0.518731 per $100 valuation. Per Tax Code, the calculation of the no-new-revenue and voter approval rates is performed by Dallas County.

The sales tax rate is 8.25% with the City retaining 2%. The Comptroller collects all sales taxes and distributes them monthly, less a 2% administration fee. The hotel occupancy rate is 7%. These are payable directly to the City and are due quarterly. For more information on tax rates, paying taxes, and the breakdown of how they are used, please visit our Tax Department page. For property tax payments or specific tax account data, please contact Dallas County.


Please feel free to contact the City with any questions on the information provided here. For Financial questions, please email the Strategic Financial Engagement Department or call at 972-304-3691. For Public Information questions, please email the City Secretary or call at 972-304-3668. City Council members' contact information can be found on our Meet the Council page.