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The functions of the Finance Department are:

A. The administration and collection of various City taxes, licenses, and permits and the administration of ordinances and state laws applicable thereto;

B. The receipt and safekeeping of all City money, which includes, but is not limited to, maintaining daily and monthly bank account balances and record and bank monies received by the City;

C. Redeem bonds, coupons and warrants, maintain bond registers;

D. Secure signed Bancroft bonding applications;

E. Receive property taxes paid over by the County;

F. Receive State shared revenues, and local taxes, to include, but not limited to, food and beverage tax and marijuana tax;

G. Allocate property tax receipts;

H. Maintain docket of water and sewer connect fees;

I. Issue checks and warrants necessary to pay valid claims on the City Treasury;

J. Preparation and control of the City budget;

K. Procurement of materials, supplies, equipment and services for all departments;

L. Receipt, storage and issuance of supplies, materials and equipment;

M. The disposal of surplus property;

N. Fiscal and property accounting for all departments;

O. Data processing; financial estimating, planning and programming;

P. Billing and collecting;

Q. Purchase investment securities and investment of temporarily idle funds in cooperation with the City Recorder;

R. Dispatching of utility connect and disconnect orders;

S. Risk management and insurance administration;

T. The performance of all duties prescribed by the City Charter and ordinances and the laws of the State for those officers and officials included in the Finance Department; and

U. The performance of such other functions as may be assigned by the City Administrator or prescribed by the City Council. (Ord. 3149 § 1, amended, 12/19/2017; Ord. 3100, amended, 2014; Ord. 2826 § 2, amended, 1998; Ord. 2551 § 6, amended, 1983; Ord. 2259 § 3, amended, 1983; Ord. 1399 § 12, amended, 1965)