The City of Bastrop is committed to providing open, transparent, and accountable government. Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what their government is doing. Open and transparent government requires that the business of City government should be open to public review. The City of Bastrop achieves transparency by communicating with the residents, providing access to financial documents, and encouraging participation in decision-making processes. The following links provide access to information about City programs and services, and about how your tax dollars are spent.