Texas Transparency Stars Program

The CIty of Van is undergoing a change in financial reporting and publication, based on the Transparency Stars program under the Texas Comptroller's Office. Data is being added to this section of the website until all program components are addressed. This is an ongoing process and each section will be published as data can be compiled and uploaded. Once all items to a relevant section are complete, an application to the Transapency Stars program for that section will be made. 

Transparency Stars 

Texas Comptroller’s program "Transparency Stars" recognizes local government entities that provide easy online access to important financial data. The CIty of Van is working towards earning all five stars in the program. See more on the program by clicking this link.

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The information and documents contained on this page support our goals of transparent government and good stewardship. Further information on each of the financial transparency topics below is available at the links below. 

basicstarTraditional Finances

Traditional finances provide financial information pertaining to the City’s financial and budgetary reporting, including investment information and financial policies. It also includes downloadable check registers and budget data.


debt starDebt Obligations

Debt obligations provide detailed information about the City’s outstanding debt. 

edc starEconomic Development

Economic development provides information on funding used to promote development within the City, stimulate commercial activity, generate sales tax, and enhance the property tax base and economic vitality of the City.

pension starPublic Pensions

Public pensions provide information on the City’s employee pension plan, administered by TMRS. 

contracts starContracts and Procurement

Contracts and procurement give information about procurement policies, and current bid opportunities, and include current and historical bid award information.

Other Information

Other information on financial transparency and accountability can be found on the State of Texas Comptroller's transparency stars website.