Finance Director - Mike Sheppard
The Finance Department develops and implements financial and accounting policies and procedures. The department also provides a sound accounting system for protecting the City's assets by recording and reporting financial transaction in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, Government Accounting Standards Board Pronouncements and other legally mandated standards.
The Finance Department prepares the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which is audited by a Certified Public Accounting firm. The City has received the “Excellence in Financial Reporting Award” provided by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for 30 consecutive years.
The Finance Department assists the City Manager in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the City’S Annual Budget and Capital Improvement Plan operating and capital budget. The City has received "Distinguished Budget Presentation Award" provided by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the past three consecutive years.