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Local Government Tools

The Comptroller’s Data Analysis and Transparency Division’s Local Government Assistance Team provides education and direct assistance to local governments, allowing them to operate more effectively and efficiently. Our office aids local economic development efforts and promotes best practices and the exchange of ideas among cities, counties, economic development officials and other entities.

Court Costs and Fees Publications

The Comptroller’s office prepares a list of each court cost, fee and fine imposed or changed and publishes it in the Texas Register.

Sheriffs’ and Constables’ Fees

The commissioners court of a county may set reasonable fees to be charged for services by the offices of the sheriff and constables. The current fee amounts are reported to the Comptroller’s office.

Budgeting Guides and Best Practices

The budgeting guides offer cities and counties a wealth of resources to help set financial goals and develop a solid plan to meet them.

Surplus Property

Surplus property listed on Texas Facilities Commission’s website is available to state agencies, political subdivisions and assistance organizations.

Other Local Government Assistance

Learn about additional programs, resources and tax information.

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