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What is the mission of the Financial Management Department?

The mission of the Financial Management Department is to develop and monitor the City's annual budget and comprehensive long-range financial forecast through a collective effort. Financial Management achieves this through sound fiscal analysis of operating and capital revenues and expenditures, superior customer service, and adherence to the highest professional standards.

What are the Financial Management Department's responsibilities?

The Financial Management Department provides services to the Mayor and serves as an internal fiscal consultant to other City departments. Financial Management prepares the proposed and annual budgets in accordance with the City Charter each year. During the fiscal year, Financial Management monitors the City's expenditures and revenue receipts, oversees budget transfers and adjustments, and reviews requests for City Council and Mayoral Actions for both the operating budget and the Capital Improvements Program. In addition, the Department develops and updates the City's Five Year Financial Outlook.

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