Revenue & Expenses

Letter from the Auditor



Fellow Resident,

Each year the City of Athens collects revenue from several different sources. All of us receive various municipal services while contributing in numerous ways to their funding. As your current Athens City Auditor, I work in close consultation with our City Council Representatives (my former colleagues) and Mayor Patterson to track and manage our fiscal resources. The following is a partial list of revenues and expenditures involved in providing these services for your review. I hope you find it to be both interesting and informative.

Kathy Hecht
Athens City Auditor

Actual Revenue for 2020
Court Costs $470,158
Court Fines $93,743
Fairground Parking $19,300
Income Tax Total $15,110,603
Parking Garage Fund Total $254,218
Parking Tickets $156,804
Rental Permits $653,452
Sewer Service Charges $3,199,902
Street Meters $329,583
Total Recreation / Community Center Funds $830,253
Water Service Charges $3,369,997

Actual Expenses for 2020
Medical Insurance Claims $3,909,621
Municipal Court Total $1,096,125
Parking Enforcement Total $1,056,158
Parking Garage $285,198
Recreation / Community Center Fund Total $1,343,198
Street Total $1,883,932
Total Code $560,269
Total Fire $3,600,758
Total Police (with grants) $3,949,444