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Finance Department

The Finance Department accounts for the collection and disbursement of all monies; invests funds; provides numerous financial statements and reports on financial position; performs budgetary management; administers the position classification plan, job descriptions and associated salary plan; administers the employee compensation and benefit programs; administers the business license ordinance; assists the Town Manager in risk management and other general administrative functions; oversees and coordinates operation of Townwide Networked computer system; oversees and operates the Town Web Site (http://ci.corte-madera.ca.us); provides reception, information and referral; provides clerical and computer operations assistance; provides Town Hall building maintenance; property management; and many other tasks.

Typical functions include: maintaining general, revenue and expenditure ledgers; providing financial reports; processing payroll, employee enrollments, and employee benefit programs; processing bills for payment; processing purchase orders; collecting revenues including business license taxes; administering the paramedic special tax, storm drainage special tax, sewer service charge and special assessments; providing monthly investment reports; budget formulation and administration; issuance of annual published financial statements; processing changes to the position classification plan, job descriptions and associated salary plan; assisting the Town Manager as required; operation of the Townwide Networked computer system; development and maintenance of information on the Town Web Site; assisting the public with information and referral; assisting other Town functions with clerical and computer operations; providing Town Hall building maintenance; management of Town property; and assorted functions.

Corte Madera Municipal Code Chapter 2.12 Town Manager, Section 2.12.130 Financial Reports, Section 2.12.140 Budget, Section 2.12.145 Approval of Payrolls and Demands, Section 2.12.150 Purchasing Agent, and Section 2.12.155 Town Clerk, provide for the segregation of fiscal responsibilities between the budget, procurement, and disbursement functions and the treasury functions of Corte Madera Municipal Code Chapter 2.28, Department of Finance (Statutory provisions contained in California Government Code Sections 37202 through 37209 and Sections 40802 through 40805 and Section 40805.5).

 


 

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