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City of Fort Collins Spending Transparency


Interested in how your local government is spending your tax dollars, fees and other City revenue? Open Book is an online tool designed to disclose expenses in a simple and easy to use format.

About this information:
  • City expenses are pulled directly from the City of Fort Collins financial database.
  • Open Book includes data for the City of Fort Collins, the Poudre River Library District, Poudre Fire Authority and the Downtown Development Authority
  • All expenditures are included, except for: personnel costs, transfers and bookkeeping items, information restricted by HIPAA, and other confidential information
  • OpenBook contains a rolling 2 years of expense data and is updated on the 15th of every month to include information for the previous month.
  • Learn more about this information by reading the FAQ'S »


If you have questions about the information in the database, please use our online inquiry form. Please be as clear and concise as possible so that we can answer your questions accurately. Responses will be provided within 2 weeks.