About the County Budget
The County Budget is set by the Commissioners Court on a fiscal year basis of October thru September. The process required for a county to adopt a budget is outlined in Chapter 111 of the Local Government Code. Each year a tax rate comprised of a debt rate and operations rate is adopted as part of the budget process. The process required to adopt a tax rate is outlined in Chapter 26 of the Tax Code. Information about the process of adopting a tax rate is also available on the website of the State Comptroller.