Finance Department


To record, analyze, monitor, manage, and maintain the City's financial resources in a sound and efficient manner, and to report on this financial activity in an accurate and timely manner.

Goals and Objectives

  • To provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • To continually strive for accurate meter readings and account billings
  • To provide Management, Agencies, Council Members, and Auditors with accurate, reliable information
  • To keep up with new technology to accommodate the City's growth and future requirements
  • To comply with federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to financial administration and GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles)
  • To comply with grant award requirements and reporting
  • To prepare timely check runs for vendor payments
  • To prepare timely payroll runs for City employees
  • To assist, train, and monitor that proper Procurement guidelines are followed for City purchases

Description & Summary of Services

The Finance Department provides a wide range of services to both internal and external customers and its employees. A summary of functions and services follows.


  • Prepare Yearly Budgets
  • Prepare Monthly, Quarterly, and End-of-Year Closing
  • Prepare Quarterly and Yearly DFA Reports
  • Manage Investments
  • Keep internal control requirements in place

Purchasing, Capital Assets

  • Manage vendor information
  • Prepares bid proposals, quotes, and contracts
  • Maintain City's capital assets

Accounts Payable

  • Process invoices
  • Respond to vendor questions


  • Process employee payroll

Customer Services

  • Assist customers
  • Receive and process customer utility payments