The Primary Mission of the Finance Department is to monitor and record all financial transactions of the city in the most efficient and effective manner.

Additional missions include:
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports
  • Maintain proper controls over the collection and recording of revenues
  • Maintain secure custody of cash and investments
  • Provide budgetary control and long-range financial planning
  • Maintain inventory records on city property
  • Handle billings and collections of accounts receivable
  • Develops and coordinates the annual budget process
  • Prepares and issues the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR)
  • Collects and processes city revenues
  • Maintains the fixed asset records system
  • Processes and disburses payroll
  • Oversees the Request For Proposals process for bids
  • Monitors, approves, and processes city purchases
  • Processes and disburses vendor payments 
  • Issues parking permits and processes fines for parking meter violations
  • Bills and collects miscellaneous receipts
  • Collects franchise revenue and monitors franchise agreements
  • Processes sewer credits when appropriate; this policy is set by City Resolution No. 94-22 (See Applications & Forms)