Financial Transparency

The City of Seabrook is dedicated to serving the community in a fiscally responsible manner. The city posts several financial reports including the Annual Budget, the Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and monthly check registers and quarterly performance reports.

More Information on Financial Transparency can be found at Texas Transparency website.

Budget

The budget year is October 1 through September 30. In the spring, the city begins the annual budget process to determine the needs of the city. Public hearings regarding the budget are held in August/September of each year. Below you will find the overall city budget for this fiscal year and previous years. Each budget includes all funds including the General Fund, Enterprise Fund, Hotel Occupancy Tax, Seabrook Economic Development Corporation, Crime District and Investments.

Comprehensive Annual Reports (CAFR)

The City of Seabrook each year publishes a complete set of financial statements that consists of management's representations concerning the finances of the city. All city financials are audited by licensed public accountants each year. You may review the Comprehensive Annual Reports below.

TAX INFORMATION

Ad Valorem Property tax

Notice of adopted 2019 tax rate


THE CITY OF SEABROOK ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 6.49 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.

Overlapping Tax Rates

In addition to City taxes, property within Seabrook is subject to taxation by the following jurisdictions:

Estimated Taxes on Average $234,353 Net Taxable Value

Taxing Jurisdiction 2019 Adopted Tax Rate
 Taxes Due 
City of Seabrook              $0.551983
$1,293.59
Clear Creek ISD $1.400000
$3,280.94
Harris County $0.407130
$954.12
Harris County Flood Control $0.27920
$654.31
Port of Houston Authority $0.010740
$25.17
Harris County Hospital District $0.165910
$388.82
Harris County Education Department $0.005000
$11.72

HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX

The City of Seabrook passed Ordinance No. 2012-21 on November 6, 2012 which increased the hotel occupancy tax rate to 7% beginning April 1, 2013.

The City requires the following hotel occupancy report be submitted with payment: City of Seabrook Hotel Occupancy Report Form.

Hoteliers may follow these links to ensure they are in compliance with the State of Texas and Harris County.

Hotel Occupancy Tax Rate

City of Seabrook                  7%

State of Texas                      6%

Harris County                       2%

Sports Authority                   2%

   

Monthly Performance Reports

Each month/quarter the City of Seabrook posts monthly performance reports that details the city's total revenues, sales tax, property tax and expenditures. (items that are not blue and underlined have not been published).

FY 2011 - 2012

FY 2015 - 2016

FY 2019 - 2020

  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

FY 2012 - 2013

FY 2016 - 2017

FY 2020 - 2021

  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

Check Registers

Each month the City of Seabrook posts their check register to date. This information will allow taxpayers to view how the city is disbursing money (items that are not blue and underlined have not been published).

FY 2011 - 2012

FY 2015 - 2016

FY 2019 - 2020

  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

FY 2012 - 2013

FY 2016 - 2017

FY 2020 - 2021

  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

UTILITY USAGE REPORTS

The City of Seabrook complies with the requirements of HB 3693 (Government Code §2265.001) by compiling and posting the following information annually: The total metered amount of electricity, water and natural gas used by the City for its services. The total amount paid for electricity, water and natural gas. The total annual cost paid for each of the three utility services appears below for calendar year 2017, 2018 and our current calendar year 2019 in the following tables:

Natural Gas - Centerpoint

Calendar
Year
2017
Year
2018
 Year
2019
Month
CCF
Billed
CCF
Billed
CCF
Billed
January
368
$ 436.19
1,248
$ 1,086.95
1189
$ 1,004.70
February
278
$ 379.67
479
$  545.00
711
$  653.13
March
655
$ 648.51
173
$ 315.44
902
$ 831.09
April
157
$ 301.35
199
$ 322.32
360
$ 439.35
May
133
$ 361.40
316
$ 417.08
238
$ 374.95
June
291
$ 430.33
221
$ 340.39
322
$ 432.49
July
200
$ 368.52
193
$ 327.15
253
$ 370.21
August
967
$ 924.94
126
$ 273.42
290
$ 392.49
September
314
$ 431.65
214
$ 384.01
-
-
October 
101
$ 277.22
303
$ 395.75
-
-
November
136
$ 302.15
1,436
$ 1,128.66
-
-
December
1,410
$ 1,211.65
1,310
$ 1,046.50
-
-
Total
5,010
$ 6,073.58
6,218
$ 6,582.67
4,265
$ 4,498.41

Electric - Champion Energy/CONSTELLATION NEW ENERGY

Calendar
Year 
2017
Year
2018
Year
2019
Month
KWH
 Billed
KWH
Billed
KWH
 Billed
January
258,835
 $31,645.81
293,348
 $37,565.23
274,563
 $34,149.00
February
245,945
 $31,590.06
274,537
 $35,750.51
274,654
 $33,952.17
March
250,791
 $31,240.91
274,902
 $36,242.41
265,991
 $32,904.40
April
261,902
 $31,660.87
283,762
 $35,705.00
299,016
 $34,444.21
May
289,728
 $33,799.95
316,234
 $38,050.97
308,358
 $35,590.90
June
312,181
 $35,501.77
324,259
 $38,864.41
322,961
 $35,801.79
July
311,771
 $35,302.14
329,250
 $38,284.40
*
-
August
350,705
 $39,021.66
317,898
 $37,200.60
-
-
September
302,494
 $35,401.04
313,844
 $37,387.57
-
-
October
276,271
 $34,254.61
285,388
 $34,948.46
-
-
November
292,658
 $35,852.53
305,829
 $36,008.64
-
-
December
317,610
 $37,446.79
316,998
 $36,467.94
-
-
Total
3,470,891
 $412,718.14
3,636,249
 $442,476.14
1,745,543
 $206,842.47

Water - City of Seabrook

Calendar
Year 
2017
Year
2018
Year
2019
Month
Gallons Consumed
Billed
Gallons Consumed
Billed
Gallons Consumed
Billed
January
101,000
 $1,991.68
334,000
 $4,514.66
422,000
 $5,254.44
February
147,000
 $2,198.96
363,000
 $4,600.70
338,000
 $4,731.64
March
147,000
 $2,205.43
324,000
 $4,450.40
263,000
 $4,264.69
April
188,000
 $2,372.16
487,000
 $5,281.28
540,000
 $5,907.93
May
446,000
 $3,850.64
595,000
 $5,913.26
537,000
 $5,866.85
June
808,000
 $6,365.75
684,000
 $6,437.66
653,000
 $6,617.02
July
738,000
 $6,586.37
662,000
 $6,327.68
550,000
 $5,985.62
August
609,000
 $5,837.51
699,000
 $6,515.84
647,000
 $6,625.02
September  
768,000
 $6,727.45
472,000
 $5,259.38
605,000
 $6,338.25
October
488,000
 $5,390.11
542,000
 $5,983.54
-
-
November
530,000
 $5,606.18
500,000
 $5,707.52
-
-
December
485,000
 $5,372.48
418,000
 $5,205.44
-
-
Total
5,455,000
 $54,504.72
6,080,000
 $66,197.36
4,555,000
 $51,591.46 
Aggregate Total

2017
 
$473,296.44

2018
 
$515,256.17

2019
 
$262,932.34