Athens City Hall
508 East Tyler St.
Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: (903) 675-5131
Fax: (903) 675-7562
Assistant City Administrator/
Director of Finance and Technology: David Hopkins, CPA
Finance Clerk: Sissy Geddie
The Finance Department is charged with managing the accounting and finance functions of the City in a competent and professional manner and in accordance with applicable local, State and Federal laws. The Finance Department also oversees the technology needs of the City.
♦ To maintain clear, accurate financial records.
♦ To maintain accurate payroll records.
♦ To manage City Funds in accordance with current City Investment Policies.
♦ To provide an annual budget that is clear, informative and easily understood.
♦ To process payables on a timely basis.
♦ To provide complete and accurate financial information to the City Council and to management on a timely basis.
♦ To advise the City Council, City Administrator and Department Heads on technology related
Current Property Tax Rate: .630387/$100 Valuation
Sales Tax Rate: State of Texas 6.25%
City of Athens 2.00%