The mission of the Finance Department is to maintain the City’s financial information systems in a manner that provides transparency to stakeholders with timely and accurate information and safeguarding City’s assets.
Financing & Accounting
The Finance Departments primary responsibility is to ascertain that the City’s financing and accounting operations are properly and adequately maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Governmental Accounting Standards Board Pronouncements and other legally mandated standards as required by Federal, State and City Laws.
The department is responsible for financial reporting to the City Manager and ultimately, the City Council with accurate and timely financial information to make prudent and intelligent financial decisions. The department is responsible for:
- Accounts payable operations
- The financial reporting system of utility billing and collection operations
- Maintenance of the general ledger system and fixed asset management
- Payroll operations
The department also prepares audits and assists the City Manager in developing the Annual City Budget and is responsible for maintaining and accounting for changes in the approved budget.