Chapter 2.10


2.10.010    Office established.

2.10.020    Powers and duties.

2.10.030    Bond.

2.10.010 Office established.

The office of finance director is created and established, consistent with the provisions of Cal. Gov. Code § 37209. The office of finance director may be combined with any other office or position not inconsistent therewith. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 494 § 1, 1989)

2.10.020 Powers and duties.

The finance director shall have the following powers and duties:

A. The administration of the financial affairs of the city, under the direction of the city manager;

B. Assisting the city manager in the preparation and administration of the annual budget;

C. The maintenance of a general accounting system for each of the departments of the city;

D. The supervision and responsibility for the control of the expenditures of all moneys, and the audit of all bills, invoices, payrolls, demands or charges;

E. The preparation and presentation to the city council, through the city manager, of a monthly statement of receipts and disbursements of funds, in sufficient detail to show the exact financial condition of the city; and at the end of each fiscal year, a summary statement of receipts and disbursements by departments and funds, including opening and closing fund balances in the treasury;

F. The supervision of the maintenance of current inventories of all city property by all departments of the city;

G. The maintenance of an internal audit of all city income and revenues, prescribing such receipt forms, procedures and methods as may be necessary to determine that all receipts are properly accounted for and transmitted to the city treasurer;

H. The preparation and maintenance of accurate current records of all accounts receivable of the city, based on pertinent data received from the respective departments of the city, and the making of timely billings of all such account receivables;

I. The planning, organizing and direction of the daily activities of the finance department, including payroll, employee benefits, accounts payable, purchasing, billing and collection, licensing, data processing, internal auditing and related activities;

J. The management of the safety and risk control function of the city; and

K. The performance of such other duties and the exercise of such other powers as may be delegated to the finance director by the city manager. (Ord. 704 § 1, 2013; Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 494 § 1, 1989)

2.10.030 Bond.

The finance director shall furnish a corporate surety bond to be approved by the city council, in such sums as may be determined by the city council, and conditioned upon the faithful performance of the duties imposed upon the finance director as prescribed in this chapter. Any premium for such bond shall be a proper charge upon the city. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 494 § 1, 1989)