Finance Department


Under the City Charter, the City has a Finance Department, headed by the Director of Finance appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. Reporting directly to the Mayor, the Director of Finance is in charge of the administration of the financial affairs of the City, with specific responsibility for assessing, collecting and authorizing the disbursement of all City money, for preparing and administering the annual City Budget, and for accounting of all financial transactions. Within the Finance Department are assessment, collections, information technology, purchasing, treasury, and accounting divisions.