The citizens of Colorado have chosen through the electoral process to provide a wide range of goods and services to the public using, taxes, fees, and grant resources. It is the job of every elected state official and state employee to maximize the value of those goods and services. Accountability is the process of demonstrating the value provided, and it can only be achieved when the sources and uses of public funds are transparent to the citizens.
The Transparency Online Project (TOP) System pulls together many of the ways that Colorado State Government demonstrates accountability. The TOP system was created by an Executive order of the Governor in April 2009 and endorsed by the legislature in House Bill 09-1288.
Additional information about the use and the support of this website is included in the menu bar above and links to other websites are on the left. A portion of this data is updated nightly.
WHAT THE CITIZENS PURCHASE
This system provides three ways to search for expenditure information. Each search method accesses the same information but presents the results in a different structure. The three search methods are: