Financial Services

Calculator and financial charts

Important Notice:

Due to the Dallas County Shelter In Place order, the City Annex building located at 4004 Main Street will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020, with a limited number of staff members on site.

For accounts payable inquiries, please contact your City Department staff representative first.  If unavailable, please contact Denise Gomez at 972-412-6135.

For submission of bids or proposals, please make arrangements to drop off your bid at 1:00 PM on the bid closing date.  Please go to the Skyline Drive side of the building, or call 972-412-6189 to make an appointment for drop-off.

Bid openings will be conducted live via GoToMeetings until the Shelter In Place order is lifted.

Deliveries made by courier or other freight service may ring the doorbell for assistance.

Citizens and Finance

The following divisions comprise the Finance & Administration Department:

Responsibilities

The Financial Services Department manages and accounts for the City’s financial resources. The department is responsible for:

  • Preparing and monitoring the Annual Budget Report
  • Investing city funds to protect assets Investment Reports
  • Maintaining fiscal liquidity
  • Maximizing income in compliance with all governing financial and accounting laws

In addition, the department provides daily financial operations for the City, such as payroll, accounts payable, debt administration and financial reporting.

Financial Reporting And Transparency

We strive to achieve excellence in financial reporting and have been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for Excellence In Financial Reporting and received the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.

We have been recognized for excellence in financial transparency and have been awarded all five transparency stars under the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ Transparency Stars program. In the past we received the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle Platinum Member Award, also for excellence in financial transparency.

We continue to maintain high quality bond ratings.

Please feel free to browse and download any Budget Documents, Check Registers, or Financial Reports you wish to review. We appreciate your interest in the Finance Department.