Finance

Responsibilities

Finance is responsible for overseeing the financial, treasury, debt, and grant management of City funds and supporting the City Council, City Manager and Departments in providing City service to the community. The Finance Department provides financial management, oversight, monitoring and reporting functions for the City’s complex financial resources. The department accomplishes this objective by:

  • Accounting, treasury, and financial reporting services
  • Cashiering, accounts receivable and collections services
  • Payroll and accounts payable services
  • Providing budgetary oversight, monitoring and preparation
  • Purchasing and procurement expertise
  • Utility billing and business license customer service

Goals

  • Safeguard City’s resources through establishing and maintaining a strong system of internal controls
  • Basic financial accounting and reporting activities of the City
  • Aid the City Managers Office in developing, preparing, publishing and reporting on the Annual Budget
  • Develop sound financial strategies for business decisions
  • Compliance with grant requirements and other rules and regulations that could impact the City’s finances
  • Actively support the local business economy

Associated Duties / Groups

Finance oversees the following:

  • Accounting Division
  • Budget Division
  • Debt Management
  • Financial Statements
  • Licenses and Permits
  • Public Transit
  • Reports
  • Transient Occupancy Tax
  • Treasury
  • Utility Department