Finance Department is responsible for the financial operations of the City. This department advises the City Manager, Mayor, and City Council on budgetary, financial, and accounting matters. Budget and annual financial report documents are available to the public, in the Finance Office.

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget

2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report


In 1996, the City Council established the office of Finance Director.


The mission of the Finance Department is to build and reinforce confidence in City financial management, by managing and planning all financial functions in an efficient, cost effective, and responsible manner. Through a collaboration of team efforts, we are able to provide departments and the public with the necessary information to assure accuracy, accountability, and justification.

The Finance Department insures that the appropriate finance and auditing controls within the City are properly maintained, and is responsible for overseeing departmental appropriations. This includes recording all City expenditures and assuring that departments operate within their annual appropriations. The Finance Department audits all City departments and reports the financial status on an annual basis.

Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable processes invoices to private persons or organizations for goods and services received by the city.

General Accounting

General Accounting reviews all transactions to ensure they are in compliance with City budget guidelines. Presents fairly the financial position and results of financial operations of the funds of the City in conformity with general accepted accounting principles.

Meter Reading

Meter Reading reads accurately and timely over 30,400 electric, gas, and water meters for the City's utility departments.

Utility Billing

Utility Billing processes over 15,200 utility bills monthly to our Electric, Water and Sewer, and Refuse customers.

Customer Service

Customer Service is conveniently located on the first floor of City Hall. They are responsible for assisting customers with billing questions, payments, and collections of delinquent accounts for electric, gas, water, refuse, fiber services and storm water utilities, along with opening accounts for new utility services. Customer Service is fully staffed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., excluding major holidays. In an effort to better assist Spanish speaking customers, a full-time bilingual customer service representative is available.

Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is located at 178 W. Main Street and can be reached at 770-607-6307. The Municipal Court is responsible for recording the disposition of all court cases and receiving/posting of all payments on those dispositions.