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Finance and Audit Info

At Capital Metro, we strive for the highest possible degree of online financial transparency. As of Sept 29, 2014, our FY2015 Budget has been approved by the board of directors and is available for public review.

TCLC transparency platinum star

TCLC Platinum Star Transparency
The Texas Comptroller has recognized Capital Metro’s high standard for online financial transparency by awarding us the Gold Award each year from 2010-2013. In 2014, we received the Platinum Award, which spotlights entities that meet an even higher standard of financial transparency.

For more information about the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle, visit the Texas Comptroller's Window on State Government or TexasTransparency.org.

 

Budget and Financial Info

Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Summary

Revenue - Budgeted $322,142,954

2014 Revenue Pie Chart

Service Area 1% Sales Tax: 61.18% - Estimated $197,529,123

Fund Balance: 10.25% - Estimated $33,000,000

Operating Grants: 8.7% - Estimated $28,000,000

Passenger Revenue: 6.83% - Estimated $22,794,787

Capital Grants: 6.52% - Estimated $21,641,992

Debt Proceeds: 3.11% - Estimated $10,000,000

Freight Revenue: 1.49% - Estimated $4,861,127

Other Revenue: 0.96% - Estimated $3,118,597

Interlocal Agreements & TXDOT: 0.31% - Estimated $1,012,179

 

Operating Expenditures - Budgeted $322,142,954

2014 Expenditure Pie Chart

Operations: 68.94% - Estimated $222,821,826

Capital Expenses: 25.16% - Estimated $81,947,536

Interlocal Agreements: 3.73% - Estimated $12,769,829

Debt Payments: 1.43% - Estimated $4,603,763

 

Annual Budgets

The annual budget provides for the day-to-day operations of Capital Metro, including salaries, benefits, services, materials, equipment and construction projects. Capital Metro's fiscal year is October 1 - September 30.

Monthly Financial Status Reports

These reports contain monthly income statements, budget variances by department, capital project expenditures, and projected cash flows for the current fiscal year.

Executive Pay (Annual Base Salaries)

  • Linda Watson, Chief Executive Officer * - $271,637
  • Elaine Timbes, Deputy Chief Operating Officer * - $207,944
  • Leslie Browder, Chief Financial Officer * - $190,782
  • Gerardo Castillo - Senior VP/Chief of Staff - $162,432
  • Caroline Beyer, VP Internal Audit - $142,366
  • Kerri Butcher, Chief Counsel - $147,672
  • Ken Cartwright, VP, Capital Construction & Engineering - $160,178
  • Melvin Clark, VP Rail Operations - $163,765
  • Shanea Davis, VP Property and Asset Management - $137,984
  • Dan Dawson, VP, Marketing and Communications - $165,617
  • Todd Hemingson, VP Strategic Planning & Development - $162,032
  • Joe Iannello, Chief Information Officer - $172,932
  • Donna Simmons, VP, Administration & Risk Management Compliance - $155,616
  • Dottie Watkins, VP, Bus & Paratransit Services - $157,127

* Base salary does not include deferred compensation