Budget and Finance includes services such as budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, investing and use of city funds, financial policy development, debt management, risk management and purchasing. They also have a key responsibility in generating the Proposed and Final City Budget, and in preparing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the City. Other financial related reports are issued for management decision making and for external reporting purposes.
Budget and Finance also provides support in developing and implementing effective systems and processes to assure the timely delivery of high quality municipal services. Examples include the citizen survey, strategic planning and performance management.
The Department provides accountability for all public funds, assets, policies, and systems in the most effective and efficient manner, while delivering responsive, quality customer service with honesty and integrity to our citizens and fellow employees. The Finance Department is committed to providing timely and accurate financial information and professional services to our customers.