Financial Services

Financial Services Department

Our Mission is to provide accurate, timely, trustworthy, clear and complete financial information and support to all City departments, other governmental agencies and citizens.

Our Vision is to provide excellence in the management of public resources and excellent customer service.

Our Values are the key to success in our department, our guide to daily operations and how we deliver results.

Our Goals,…

Transparency – to the community regarding revenues and expenses.

Collaboration – with City departments and businesses.

Service – to the citizens and business owners.

Efficiency – strive to provide efficient customer services.

Respect – to our customers

Services Include: 

The Financial Services Department provides revenue management, general accounting, budget administration, financial reporting, debt management, risk management and information and technology services.  Its role is to safeguard the City’s assets, assure timely payments to vendors and employees, administer internal financial controls, prepare accurate and timely municipal service bills, prepare statistical analysis and reports, provide information services and complete the preparation of City’s annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFRA) and coordinate the annual audit by the City’s independent certified public accountants. 

The Financial Services Department develops and maintains financial records and reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and in compliance with State and Federal Laws.  Staff performs various accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, internal and external audits, general accounting functions, and administration of the accounting system. The Financial Services Department serves as the City’s central cashier, manages the City’s investments, oversees the collection of business license fees and issues business licenses and provides high quality customer service to residents and customers.

The Financial Services Department prepares financial policies, and ensure that City’s purchasing operations comply with the municipal code, policies, and state and federal statues; in addition to making sure that all assets are recorded and capitalized.