The Finance Department is responsible for all accounting, budgeting, financing, purchasing and cash management activities for the City. Responsibilities also include safeguarding the City's assets, managing the City's investment portfolio, debt management, accurate and timely financial reporting, and providing financial support to all City departments and divisions.
In addition, the department coordinates preparation of the Annual Budget, monitors budget compliance, coordinates the annual audit conducted by an outside independent audit firm, and prepares and issues the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
The Department consists of three strategic levels of service; Accounting, Budgeting and Purchasing.
The Accounting Department prepares the CAFR, financial statements, processes accounts payable, completes specialized billing and provides other accounting related services. They also provide customers with information on rates, types of services available and any regulations that pertain to our billing services.
The Budget Department prepares quarterly reports, the Annual Budget, the Budget in Brief, the Capital Improvement Plan, the Revenue manual and provides evaluation and review of City activities.
The Purchasing Department facilitates vendor relationships and oversees all bidding processes for procurement of City products and services.