The Finance Department is responsible for managing the City’s financial operations in accordance with established policies and plans. The Finance Department recommends fiscal policies to City management and implements such policies. The Department provides fiscal support to all City departments and programs and ensures that the fiscal affairs of the City are effectively managed in accordance with the City's municipal code, policies, state, and federal statutes.

Program Activities:

Financial Planning and Reporting: Coordinates preparation and monitoring of annual budget; prepares the City’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR); coordinates annual and special audits; oversees grant financial reporting and compliance; prepares interim financial reports and maintains and facilitates access to the City’s financial system; and reviews potential agenda items to determine possible fiscal impact on the City.

Payroll: Processing the City’s employee payroll; filing monthly and annual reports with taxing authorities and regulatory agencies; coordinating employee benefit coverage and reporting with the Human Resources Division; processing payments for insurance benefits and withheld taxes; and providing payroll statistics to various departments and agencies.

Accounts Payable: Processing the City’s accounts payable and issuing checks to vendors; filing annual reports required by regulatory agencies; reviewing internal controls and adhering to established payable procedures; and maintaining vendor files.

Accounts receivable: Maintaining organization-wide accounts receivable system, including managing utility billing as well as miscellaneous billings and receivables.

For Demand/Lien Information:
For Sewer / Trash Lien Information: Contact Burrtec  at 760-256-2730
For Other Lien Information: Contact Hollie Villalobos at 760-255-5120