The City Treasurer is the Chief Fiscal Officer of the City and is ultimately responsible for the management of City funds as authorized by state law. This includes the authorization for and payment of all vouchers, claims, and other authorized disbursements and maintenance of city accounts. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Collection, receipt, care and custody of all taxes and other moneys due to the City.
- Custody of financial records; ensuring all records are kept in accordance with standard municipal accounting procedures.
- Maintains a central payroll system, social security, pension and insurance records required for City personnel.
- Provide procedures for budgetary control of all City revenues and expenditures.
- Prepare reports, and estimates of actual and anticipated expenditures and revenues, for submission to the Mayor and/or Common Council.
- Investment and debt management authority.
- Advise and assist all employees and departments of the City regarding proper fiscal management of their respective activities; may perform internal auditing.
- Advise and assist all department heads in procuring goods and services to ensure compliance with state competitive bidding laws and local procurement policies.