What is the General Fund?

General Fund revenue comes from Leander property taxes, sales taxes, and development-related fees, and funds are used to support a broad range of city services and programs. Today, the city's General Fund budget is $59.1 million, and the three largest department categories include:

  • $12.2 million for the Police Department
  • $11.2 million for the Fire Department
  • $5.5 million for the Public Works Department

The General Fund is one of 8 different fund groups managed by the City of Leander. Learn more about the city's annual budget on the Budget and Tax Rate page.

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1. How can tax revenue be used?
2. What is the General Fund?
3. How long is the tax effective?