The Finance Department is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records and preserving the integrity of the financial accounting system of the city. The Finance Director has the responsibility of preparing a balanced annual budget, which includes an estimate of revenues and the appropriations for all city departments. 

In addition, he / she is also responsible for investing the city's interim and long-term funds in accordance with the investment policy adopted by city council. The Director also serves as the City’s Tax Administrator and is charged with administering the Income Tax Ordinances.