Department Description: The Finance Department provides financial management services to City departments, the City Council and Budget Committee. The department oversees the preparation and monitoring of the City’s annual budget, cash management and investments, and prepares the City’s Long Range Financial Forecast.
Mission: The Finance Department provides professional oversight and consultation to City programs and services regarding financial, accounting, and budgetary practices. Our focus is to ensure compliance to all relevant financial and budgetary regulations, including Georgia Budget Law and state statutes governing financial information.
- Develop decision making that is informed, thoughtful, inclusive, accountable and equitable.
- Ensure legal compliance for all financial transactions.
- Develop and oversee the Long Range Financial Forecast for the General Fund.
- Oversee the preparation and publication of the City’s Annual Budget.