Maria Brown, CPA
The Office of the City Controller is responsible for overseeing and maintaining all financial records of the City. The office develops and makes recommendations on the financial policies and procedures relating to financial services and internal controls to provide reasonable assurance of the accuracy and reliability of the accounting data. Accounting practices are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards.
Responsibilities include the collection of all revenues, cash and debt management, ensuring compliance with financial internal controls and daily operations and payroll. Staffing levels presently are 22 employees in 6 sub-departments. The sub-departments include Billing & Collection, Parking Violations, Audit, Finance, Payroll and Budget.
The Controller's Office has been a two time award receipient of Government Finance Officer's Association of the United States and Canada Excellent in Financial Reporting for a Governmental Entity.