Debt Obligations

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The City of Lancaster supplies this Debt Obligations Transparency material to provide citizens a broader understanding of the City's finances.

Debt Obligation Summary Recap:

Current Debt Obligation Information As of 09/30/2018 Per Capita*
Tax Supported Debt    
     General Obligation Bonds $54,040,000 $1,372
Revenue Supported Debt    
     Certificate of Obligation Bonds $19,470,000 $   494
Total $73,510,000 $1,866
Capital Leases $1,043,954 $27
*Based on a population of 39,386    

Most Recent Bond Election:

Purpose:Permanent Public Improvements

Visualizations to help with debt analysis:

Tax-Supported and Revenue-Supported Debt
Inflation-Adjusted Tax-Supported Debt Per Capita


Debt Obligation Reporting Downloadable Data, provides data which complies with Local Government Code § 140.008 to give outstanding direct debt obligations, tax and revenue supported.

2018 Tax Rate Information:

Taxing Entity Tax Rate Per $100 Assessed Value
Dallas County 0.6565
City of Lancaster 0.8675
Lancaster ISD 1.5300
Total Tax Rate 3.0540