Financial Services manages the City's financial resources in the most cost effective and efficient manner, provides relevant, timely financial data to the public and decision makers, and assures safeguarding of the City's assets through appropriate controls, accounting and procurement practices.
Administration: Administration provides direction to the Financial Services divisions and manages the City’s financial resources in the most cost effective and efficient manner and provides relevant, timely financial data to the public and City management. Administration also prepares in-house payroll for all city employees.
Accounting and Accounts Payable: The Accounting and Accounts Payable divisions maintain the City's financial records. Accounts Payable processes all vendor invoices for payment by the City. Accounting prepares and provides various financial information to the public and to City management in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
Purchasing: The Purchasing Division is a division of the Financial Services Department. The mission of the Purchasing Division is to procure materials, supplies, equipment and services at the lowest possible cost consistent with the quality needed to provide the very best service to the public.
It is also important for all suppliers, even those previously registered in the City's prior system to register online. The new online Supplier Registration
system allows the supplier to update their information at any time and to receive notifications of bid opportunities for the commodities selected during registration.
Customer Service and Meter Reading: Customer Service/Meter Reading reads the water meters, prepares and collects utility billings for accounts served by the City. Customer Service also serves as the centralized cash receipts for all revenues of the City and is responsible for miscellaneous receivables owed to the City including special assessments.
Office of Management and Budget: The Office of Management and Budget is responsible for integrating City policy objectives through the administration and preparation of the annual operation and capital improvements budgets. The Office of Management and Budget is also responsible for the coordination of city-wide grant activity.
Risk Management: The Risk Management Division maintains open and effective communication with employees to assist them with their health benefits, deferred compensation plans, and flexible spending accounts. This Division is also responsible for employee safety, liability issues, workers’ compensation claims and service.