The Finance Department oversees the investments, payment of vendors, utility billing, budgeting, financial planning, debt management, and payroll duties. For additional information, please call Finance Director Scott Schaefer at 651-426-3344.
The City Council begins planning its budget in March for the following fiscal year. The fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31. The City Council, staff members, and others are involved in this process. The preliminary budget is adopted by September with final budget adoption occurring in December.