The Finance Department is comprised of four divisions: Administration, Accounting, Budget and Water Billing. The department provides debt management, cash management, accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and utility billing. Finance is responsible for the coordination of all financial activities of the City by acting as liaison to the public, and to Administrative and Department Officials. Significant accomplishments include the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the past 18 years.
To ensure the complete and accurate accounting of information, maintain adequate funds to carry on the City business, along with providing professional and accurate financial information, analysis and recommendations to our Citizens, Commission, City Staff and outside agencies in a timely manner for the consumption of the City resources.
The General Accounting division handles payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bill payments, liens, commercial sanitation, false alarm billing, trash transfer and Business Tax (formally occupational licenses).
Water billing consists of charges for the municipal services of water, sewer, storm water, sanitation and utility tax, and are mailed out on a monthly basis. For inquiries regarding your water or sanitation bill, go to water billing online or call 954-602-3028.