Frisco approves $198M general fund budget for FY 2021-22, adds 27 public safety jobs

Frisco has its finances set for fiscal year 2021-22 after City Council on Sept. 21 approved its budget. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco has its finances set for fiscal year 2021-22 after City Council on Sept. 21 approved its budget. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Frisco has its finances set for fiscal year 2021-22 after City Council on Sept. 21 approved its budget. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Frisco has its finances set for fiscal year 2021-22 after Frisco City Council on Sept. 21 approved its budget.

The budget features a $198 million general fund and a property tax rate of $0.4466 per $100 valuation, which is the fifth consecutive year with the rate. Focuses of the budget include provisions for public-private partnerships, such as the future performing arts center at Hall Park, PGA Frisco and design services for Grand Park.


The budget also provides Frisco homeowners a 10% homestead exemption. Senior homeowners 65 and older get an added $80,000 tax break.

The new budget includes 47 full-time positions, including 27 public safety positions between the police and fire departments. About 70% of Frisco’s operating budget is dedicated to employee wages, according to the city, with nearly half of that spent on public safety.

A detailed look at the FY22 budget can be found here.
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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