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TransparencyStar_TF Financial Summary
The following summary data is from
the government-wide Statement of Activities
in the City's Comprehensive Annual
Financial Report. It reports the results of
the of the City's operations on an accrual
basis of accounting. Revenues are
recognized when earned and expenses
are recognized at the time the liability is
incurred. The per capita figures are based
on the City's 2016 estimated population of 20,517.

     
  FY 2016  Per Capita 
Revenues and Transfers:    
Governmental Activities:    
    Ad valorem tax  $    6,355,718  $       299.60
    Sales tax  $    3,155,659  $       148.75
    Franchise fees  $    1,171,669  $        55.23
    Hotel/Motel tax  $       147,230  $          6.94
    Alcoholic beverage tax  $         38,434 $           1.81
    Charges for services  $    3,233,337  $      152.42
    Operating grants and contributions  $    1,044,637  $        49.24
    Capital grants and contributions  $    2,783,748  $      131.22
    Unrestricted investment earnings  $         42,668  $         2.01
    Miscellaneous  $       399,537  $        18.83
    Gain (loss) on sale of assets  $         17,821  $          0.84
    Transfers   $       333,427  $        15.72
Total Governmental Activities Revenues  $   18,723,885  $       882.62
     
Expenditures:     
    General government  $  1,689,517  $        79.64
    Public safety  $  7,542,557  $       355.55
    Highways and streets  $  2,092,553  $        98.64
    Planning      $     346,111  $        16.32
    Culture and recreation  $  2,174,373  $      102.50   
    Solid waste  $  1,096,528  $        51.69
    Economic development  $     209,272  $          9.86
    Maintenance  $     432,894  $        20.41
    Interest  $     524,277  $        24.71
Total Governmental Activities Expenditures  $   16,108,082  $       759.31
     
Governmental change in net position  $    2,615,803  $       123.31
     
Revenues and Transfers:    
Business-type Activities:    
    Charges for services  $    7,276,735  $      343.02  
    Operating grants and contributions  $                -    $             -  
    Capital grants and contributions  $    8,588,839  $       404.87
    Other revenues  $      (313,062)  $       (14.76)
    Transfers  $                 -  $               -   
Total Business-type Activities Revenues  $   15,552,512  $       733.12 
     
Expenditures:     
    Water and sewer  $    6,612,667   $      311.71
    Drainage  $       438,375  $        20.66
Total Business-type Activities Expenditures  $    7,051,042  $       332.38
     
Business-type change in net position  $    8,501,470  $       400.75
     
     
Revenues and Transfers:    
Belton Economic Development Corporation:    
    Sales tax  $    1,577,830  $        74.38
    Other revenues  $         (1,363)  $         (0.06)
Total BEDC Revenues  $    1,576,467  $        74.31
     
Expenditures:     
    Belton Economic Development Corporation  $    1,172,459  $        55.27   
Total BEDC Expenditures  $    1,172,459  $        55.27
     
BEDC change in net position  $       404,008  $        19.04
     
     
Other Information:    
Fiscal Year 2015 budgeted full-time equivalent positions, all City and BEDC              166.0  
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