"To manage and safeguard City resources in a responsible manner; to provide timely and accurate financial information; to implement financial and budgetary policies set by the City Council; and to perform all duties in an efficient and effective manner while maintaining adequate internal controls"
Finance & Utilities
The Finance Division assists the City Manager in developing, monitoring and administering the City's operating and capital budget and coordinating long-range financial planning. The Division handles all accounting and financial duties for the City, the Sonoma Successor Agency (former Sonoma Community Development Agency) and the Valley of the Moon Fire Protection District under a separate contractual agreement.
Finance is responsible for the following functions: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Utility Billing, Transient Occupancy Tax, Business Licenses, Payroll, General Ledger, Cash Management, Investments, Budgets and Financial Reporting.