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Who We Are

The Finance Department provides financial services to Council, Boards, Commissions, City Management and staff through financial management policies that form a framework for the City's overall fiscal planning, investment and the management of City assets and resources. 
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Financial accountability is achieved through reporting, monitoring, controlling and auditing programs managed by the department. Annual and Provisional Five-Year Financial Plans and Year-end Financial Reports provide key financial information and results to keep taxpayers, residents, business leaders and other interested parties informed in the financial performance and delivery of City programs and services. 

Finance is responsible for the administration and collection of Property Tax and Utilities as well as the Licensing program. It also manages rental of City property and provides purchasing and information technology services for departments. Internal Control provides audit services in an independent and objective way that evaluates and improves the effectiveness of risk management, control practices and governance processes for the City's operations and systems.

What We Do 

The Finance Department consists of the following divisions:

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  • Financial Reports

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