Finance Department


The Finance Department is responsible for the city’s financial functions including cashiering, banking, financial reporting, and utility billing and collections. The Department also provides general reception services for City Hall, greeting visitors, answering the main telephone lines, and providing the public with a wide variety of general information, including City and County transit schedules and park reservation information. The department oversees important city functions, including:

  • Maintaining the city’s general ledger
  • Issuing employee paychecks
  • Issuing purchase orders and checks to the city’s creditors
  • Overseeing the issuance of Business Licenses
  • Managing monthly utility billing and collections
  • Maintaining the city’s cash flow and investments
  • Preparing and coordinating the city’s annual budget
  • Overseeing audit procedures
  • Preparing and submitting required reports by their statutory deadlines

Finance & Administration Sub-Committee

The Finance & Administration Sub-Committee, as established by the City Council, is charged with guiding the city’s fiscal well-being by monitoring the city’s annual revenues and expenditures as well as the multi-year fund forecasts; and reviewing and recommending policies concerning areas such as revenues, debt, budget, reserves, and other issues of fiscal stewardship. It also addresses issues pertaining to the internal infrastructure of the city as an organization as well as processes intended to improve City Council effectiveness.


The Finance and Administration Sub-Committee meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 2 pm at City Hall at 124 North Cloverdale Boulevard. Alternate meeting dates are set as needed for those meetings that fall on a holiday. Agendas are available approximately 72 hours in advance of meetings. Minutes are available upon approval. Click here for the subcommittee's current agendas and minutes.