The Finance Division coordinates and controls all of the city's financial activity.
The Accounting section maintains commercial accounts payable, receives and records revenues, reconciles the general ledger, reconciles bank statements, prepares monthly financial statements, coordinates the budget process, and prepares schedules in support of the annual audit.
Management & Budget
The Management and Budget section coordinates the annual budget processes, to include preparation, adjustment based on City Council review/adoption, implementation, and evaluation. The Budgeting section manages these four phases for both the capital and operating budgets. This requires close coordination with all end-user departments to ensure the budget for each fiscal year successfully allocates funds and staff resources to implement defined City Council priorities. M&B also administers insurance policies and claims.
Purchasing is responsible for coordinating and procuring services and material at the best quality for the lowest price. Savings are realized by purchasing in bulk quantities where feasible. Purchasing coordinates all bids and quotations and processes all purchase requisitions. It is also responsible for the control of the city's tangible property and general supplies inventory, and for the disposition of surplus tangible property.
Utility Billing is tasked with the preparation of accurate bills, the collection of utility payments, and the servicing/disposition of customer inquiries.