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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.

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Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Summary

Revenue - Budgeted $427,502,074


2017 Revenue Pie Chart

Service Area Sales Tax: 54.1% - Estimated $231,124,000

Fund Balance: 12.3% - Estimated $52,505,774

Carried Capital Funding from FY2016: 8.9% - Estimated $38,379,300

Operating Contributions and Grants: 7.0% - Estimated $29,979,000

Passenger Revenue: 5.9% - Estimated $25,067,000

Capital Grants, State: 5.4% - Estimated $22,969,000

Capital Grants, Federal: 4.0% - Estimated $17,208,000

Miscellaneous Revenue: 1.1% - Estimated $4,741,000

Freight Revenue: 1.0% - Estimated $4,342,000

Other Capital Contributions: 0.3% - Estimated $1,187,000

Expenditures - Budgeted $427,502,074

2017 Expenditure Pie Chart

Operations: 57.1% - Estimated $248,273,004

Capital Project Expenses: 37.1% - Estimated $158,541,000

Interlocal Agreements: 3.7% - Estimated $15,867,000

Debt Payments: 1.1% - Estimated $4,821,070

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