The mission of the Finance Department is to ensure that the City follows sound financial management practices and has the necessary controls in place to protect the resources and assets provided to it.
Responsibilities and Services
The Department consists of Accounting, Payroll, Treasury, Budget, Purchasing, Utility Billing and Central Warehouse. It is responsible for the audit, budget, financial planning, debt management, collections and disbursement of all City funds. It ensures compliance with all relevant federal, state, and local laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations. The Department follows best practice as identified by the Government Finance Officers Association and ensures compliance with the standard accounting procedures for municipal government in Texas.