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The Treasury Department is the controlling agency for the management
of financial operations for the City in accordance with fiscal policies
established by the City Council. The primary goals of this Department
are: (1) the establishment and maintenance of effective centralized
resource accounting systems, (2) the control of the assets and financial
operations of the City, (3) provision of the framework for financial
planning, purchasing, and analysis, (4) coordination of pension
information, and (5) supporting labor negotiations. To carry out these
objectives, the Department manages four functional categories with
overlapping responsibilities to ensure an adequate system of internal
Revenues and Collections
This activity of the Treasury Department is the "front office" which
is most familiar to the general public. This is where property taxes,
business license fees and water bills are paid.
The two systems accounting for the disbursement of City funds are the
payroll and accounts payable systems. In addition, these systems are
supported by a full purchasing system that includes encumbrances.
Administration and Support
This activity provides accounting and financial management services
to the City. These include general ledger and budgetary accounting,
treasury management and investments, budget preparation and analysis,
systems development and general supervision of the Department.
All taxable real estate must be identified and placed on the tax
rolls according to its market value. Appraisals of new construction,
reappraisals of existing buildings, land value calculation, homestead
administration, classification, gathering of sales information, and
keeping property files current are tasks performed within this activity.
New building and plats are added to the tax rolls each year as of
Major 2006-2007 Objectives
- Develop cost reduction strategies for operations.
- Strengthen internal controls
- Safeguard assets.
Annual Independent Audit
Annual Software Maintenance Fees.
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