The budget is a policy tool used by staff and the Board to establish goals and deliver the services defined in the Service Plan of the agency, as well as serving as the foundation for DCTA’s long range financial model. The budget identifies the source and use of funds expended by DCTA and communicates the priorities and informs Denton County citizens about the financial condition of the agency.
DCTA has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by Government Finance Officers Association for 8 consecutive years.
A check register is a listing of all payments incurred during a pay period by the Agency. The register includes payment date, payee and payment amount. The information is totaled by pay period as well as a running total for each fiscal year.
This report provides a quantitative look at the operating success, financial health, and compliance of the government report units. It includes a statement of net position, a statement of changes in financial position, a cash flow statement, and a comparison of budgeted to actual expenses and revenues.
DCTA Recognized for Ensuring Financial Transparency
The DCTA’s consistent dedication to ensuring transparency of the Authority’s financial records has earned high marks at both the state and national level. Learn more about transparency qualifications.
The Denton County Transportation Authority’s commitment to financial transparency has earned the Platinum Leadership Circle Award Level for online public access to financial documents.
The DCTA also has been recognized by the Government Finance Officer Association of the United States and Canada with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental account and financial reporting. DCTA has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program by Government Finance Officers Association for 4 consecutive years.
Summary information about outstanding debt including debt obligations, descriptions, dates issued, total amounts and maturity dates.
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Texas Transparency website provides visitors with detailed information about state spending, datasets you can download and use, links to local government transparency efforts, and general information about the state budget process.
DCTA collects a one-half percent sales tax in member cities – Denton, Highland Village and Lewisville.