The Finance Department’s primary responsibilities are to safeguard the City’s assets, ensure cost-effectiveness, provide financial support to operating departments, and report accurate and timely financial information to the City Commission, management and residents of the community.

The department provides centralized financial, accounting, grant management coordination, and purchasing services to City departments. This includes providing financial analyses upon request, quarterly monitoring reports, and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. It also handles billing and collection of the City’s revenues, including water utilities.

The department is also responsible for payments to vendors through the accounts payable division. The department oversees the coordination of all City cash and investment management, pension management, and debt management.