Budget & Finance

The Budget and Finance Department's primary responsibilities are to safeguard the city's assets, ensure cost-effectiveness, provide financial support to operating departments and report accurate and timely financial information to the City Commission, management and residents of the community. The department offers budgeting, accounting, treasury, revenue recovery, grant fiscal coordination and procurement services to city departments. This includes providing financial analysis upon request, preparing the biennial budget, quarterly monitoring reports and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. It also administers position control, billing and collection of the city's revenues, including occupational taxes and landlord permits and the processing of payroll and accounts payable. The department also oversees the coordination of all city cash and investment management, pension management, debt management, mail services and the disposition of all surplus property through public auction. Budget and Finance provides the following services:


  • Program Evaluation
  • Productivity Analysis
  • Performance Indicators
  • Revenue Forecasting


  • General Accounting
  • Grant Fiscal Coordination
  • Property Control
  • Financial Statements


  • Budget Planning and Preparation
  • Annual Operating Budget
  • Budget Control
  • Personal Services
  • Operating Expenses
  • Capital Expenditures
  • Position Control Maintenance
  • Capital Improvement Plan

Pension & Investments

  • Pension
  • Operating Funds
  • Trusts
  • Financial Analysis


  • Procurement
  • Mail Services


  • Accounts Payable
  • Billing & Collections
  • Payroll


Budget and Finance

Department Head:
Phone: 352-334-5054
Fax: 352-334-2271
P.O. Box 490
Station 8