The city’s Finance Department advises the city manager in the administration, development and monitoring of the operating and capital budgets. Additionally, the department is the central fiscal control and accounting agency, with the finance director serving as chief financial officer for the city. The department’s daily finance and accounting activities include purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, utility billing, monthly financial reports, investment, debt management and cash-flow management. The department provides financial information to the public, state agencies, grantors, auditors, city council and the city’s management staff.
The mission of the Finance Department is to provide high quality budget, financial management, accounting and procurement services in a timely and responsive manner to its customers.
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