The Finance Administration Department oversees all of the fiscal activities of the city. The department is responsible for maintaining a governmental accounting and budgeting system that provides full disclosure of accurate financial information to both external users and internal management.
As the Director of Finance, Richard Summerlin oversees Finance Administration, Utility Billing, Purchasing, Human Resources, and Municipal Court. Mr. Summerlin is passionate about ethical behavior and transparency. He welcomes you to browse the Finance website and hopes that you find the information useful.
Other responsibilities of the Finance Department include:
- Accounts payable
- Accounts receivable
- Annual audit preparation
- Budget development and coordination
- Cash and investments management
- Debt management
- Financial policies
- Financial reporting
- Unclaimed property
Awards & Achievements
The City has earned the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle award for the third consecutive year demonstrating a proven commitment to financial transparency. In addition, the Finance department has earned the Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting, which it has earned for over 20 years!