About Fort Worth, TX
The City of Fort Worth is a political subdivision and municipal corporation of the State, duly organized and existing under the laws of the State, including the City's Home Rule Charter. The City was incorporated in 1873, and first adopted its Home Rule Charter in 1924.
The City operates under a Council/Manager form of government with a City Council comprised of the Mayor and eight Councilmembers. The term of office for the Mayor and the eight Councilmembers is two years. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the City.
Some of the services that the City provides are public safety (police and fire protection), streets, water and sanitary sewer utilities, culture-recreation, public transportation, public improvements, planning and zoning, and general administrative services. The 2010 Census population for the City was 741,206, while the estimated 2016 population is 812,238. The City covers approximately 345 square miles.
On behalf of The City of Fort Worth, TX, I would like to welcome you to our new investor relations website. We appreciate your interest and investment in bonds issued by the City, as it allows us to make critical investments in public infrastructure throughout Fort Worth. We are committed to maintaining our strong bond ratings, and we are also committed to being as transparent as possible with the investor community and public at large.
I hope you find this website useful as you seek to better understand the credit fundamentals of Fort Worth. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with suggestions for how we can be doing better. Thanks again for your interest in our bond program.