Debt Obligations

The City of Helotes currently holds three (3) Certificates of Obligation issues dated 2002, 2007, and 2015.  With principle and interest totaling a little over $15 Million or $2,078 per capita, the debt instruments were used to fund, amongst other things, City Hall renovations, new Police and Fire Stations, Old Town Helotes Special District improvements, and utility, park, and drainage improvements throughout the City.

Most recently, the City Council approved $4.4 million in Certificates of Obligation (Series 2015) for capitol improvement projects within the City of Helotes.  Please click here for a copy of the financial advisor's bid presentation.

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1993 General Obligation Documents (1, 2)
2002 Certificates of Obligation Documents (
1, 2, 3)
2007 Certificates of Obligation Documents
2015 Certificates of Obligation Documents

FYE 2015 Auditor's Report on Municipal Debt
Credit Rating Information:
In December 2013, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term and underlying rating for the City of Helotes from 'A+' to 'AA'.  Please click on the following link for the full report:
City of Helotes S&P Bond Rating Report (12/2013)
In 2015, Standard & Poor's reaffirmed the City's long-term and underlying rating.  Please click on the following link for the full report:
City of Helotes S&P Report (7/2015) 
Helpful Links:
Texas Comptroller Debt at a Glance Tool
Bond Review Board Data