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The Finance Department’s mission is to assist the Mayor, Council, City staff and citizens in the areas of financial planning, budgeting, reporting and overall stewardship of the City’s resources.

Department Description

The Finance Department is charged with the responsibility of the administration, coordination, supervision and control of all financial activities of the City. These functions are performed through a combination of interrelated activities including financial management, general accounting and customer services.

  • Financial management responsibilities include activities such as budget development and monitoring, treasury control and management of the City’s cash and investment portfolio, debt financing and management including periodic updates of bond ratings, and working with Public Works staff on periodic utility rate studies. Additionally, with the Human Resources Department, the Finance Department collectively administers the City’s risk management and self-insurance programs.

  • General accounting responsibilities include activities such as internal and external financial reporting, general ledger accounting, audit coordination, cash receipting, payroll processing, accounts payable and accounts receivable and purchasing.

  • Customer service staff is often the first contact the public has with City government. They answer questions regarding City operations and direct customers to other City departments when necessary. Customer service activities include:

    • Utility billing and collection of the City’s water, sewer, garbage and storm drain utilities 
    • Business license issuance
    • Local improvement district billings

For more information, we invite you to view the following documents:

Annual Financial Reports:

2013 Annual Financial Report         
2012 Annual Financial Report                             
2011 Annual Financial Report         
2010 Annual Financial Report                             
2009 Annual Financial Report         
2008 Annual Financial Report                             
2007 Annual Financial Report              

Annual Budget Documents:

2015 Budget Document
2014 Budget Document                         
2013 Budget Document          
2012 Budget Document                         
2011 Budget Document       
2010 Budget Document                         
2009 Budget Document 
2008 Budget Document                         
2007 Budget Document      

Financial Management Policies (as of 8-23-12)

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Last updated: 12/3/2014 10:15:55 AM