Finance & Purchasing
The Finance Department is responsible for effectively administering the City’s financial operations and fulfilling the duty to be publicly accountable in a democratic society.
The Accounting Division is responsible for all financial records of the City.
The City has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the 23rd consecutive year. Review annual budgets on this page.
Learn about the city's municipal bond ratings.
The City of La Porte has been awarded the Certificate Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for the 31st consecutive year.
The City of La Porte is striving to provide financial transparency online.
Popular Annual Finance Report
The Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is intended to summarize and simplify the statistical , economical and financial information contained in the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
The Tax Division is responsible for the billing and collection of ad valorem (property) taxes.
The Utility Billing Division provides one central area of customer service dedicated to the collection of all utility billings of the city.
The Purchasing Division has the responsibility for the orderly procurement of all materials, supplies and services for the city.
The city charter and State of Texas law provide for several methods of disposal of surplus property.
View closed solicitations for purchasing bids including bid awards, bid tabulations, etc.
Conflict of Interest
View purchasing conflict of interest information online.
- How to Do Business with City of La Porte
The city has partnered with Public Purchase, an online procurement system, for bids and RFPs.
In an effort to make bidding opportunities available for all vendors interested in doing business with our organization, the City of La Porte has partnered with the Public Purchase, a web based e-Procurement service.