The Finance Department staff assists city management in the allocation of public resources to meet the service, program and facilities needs and expectations of the community, as determined by the Mayor and City Council, in accordance with federal/state/local statutes. Each division has a manager and it is the director's responsibility to ensure that all of the divisions function efficiently and effectively.
Accounting & Procurement
The acccounting & procurement division aims to safeguard city assets; check accuracy and reliability of data; report financial information timely; promote operational efficiency, effectiveness, and economy; and encourage adherence to the city charter (PDF), administrative and personnel code, and individual policies and procedures. The City's annual budget development/process is included as well. The adopted budget is a reflection of the priorities and goals of the city's elected officials, a map for anticipated revenues and expected expenditures and capital improvements for the upcoming fiscal year.
Finance & Revenue
The finance & revenue division assists in the allocation of public resources to meet the service, program, and facility needs and expectations of the community, as determined by the mayor and council, in accordance with federal / state / local statutes. The division develops information that demonstrates the impact of decisions on the city's financial policies and the city's goal of maintaining a high level of quality services.