Finance Department

Our Purpose
Contribute to the quality of life by providing financial information and services.

What We Do
The Finance Department is responsible for the administration, direction, and coordination of all financial services of the City involving financial planning, budgeting, purchasing, accounting, payroll, business licensing, and the utility billing function.

The Finance Department is responsible for processing all cash receipts and disbursements and maintenance of an internal control structure that adequately safeguards the assets of the City. This includes the processing of invoices for goods and services and recording all general ledger transactions in order to prepare financial statements in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). In addition, the Finance Staff procures the independent financial audit each fiscal year.

The Finance Departments Procurement Staff provides a centralized procurement of goods and services for all purchases that exceed an established fiscal threshold. Staff is responsible for obtaining commodities and services at the most economical prices while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and policies. Staff is also responsible for the disposal of surplus property.

All finance functions are budgeted and accounted for in the General Fund including the utility billing function. The cost of the utility billing function is then reimbursed to the General Fund by the Wastewater Fund through administrative chargebacks.

Contact Information
Open Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (573) 634-6320
Fax: (573) 634-6329