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HB 1378:  Debt Obligation Reporting

The 84th Legislature passed HB 1378 to increase the transparency
of local government debt.  Under Local Government Code Sec. 140.008, political subdivisions, including counties, cities, school districts, junior college districts, special purpose districts, and other subdivisions of state government must annually compile their debt obligation data from the preceding fiscal year.

The total amount of tax-supported debt for the City of Rowlett as of September 30, 2016 is $75,330,000; revenue-supported debt is $23,215,000; and capital leases is $7,993,321.  Detailed information for the outstanding obligations can be viewed in spreadsheet format here or in booklet format here.


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Bond Information
The City of Rowlett is reviewed by two separate rating agencies.

  • Standard & Poor's General Obligation Rating:  AA
  • Standard & Poor's Revenue Rating:  A+
  • Moody's General Obligation Rating:  Aa2
  • Moody's Revenue Rating:  Aa3

Historical Bond Election Information:  Includes election date, purpose, and amount of bond elections


Additional Links
City of Rowlett Investment Policy
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Debt At A Glance
Texas Bond Review Board
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4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088