Finance Department

As the finance professionals for the City of Stillwater, we are the trusted stewards of our City's financial resources and are committed to the long-term financial sustainability of our local government.

For more than three decades, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the Finance Department the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR): The certificate recognizes conformance with the highest standards in preparation of state and local government financial reports.

Also visit the Financial Center for information about the City's budget, financial reports, tax collection and more.


  • Preparation of the annual budget
  • Preparation of audited financial reports
  • Preparation of interim (or unaudited) financial reports
  • Coordination of the annual financial audit
  • Issuance of debt and compliance with debt covenants
  • Payments to vendors and employees
  • Procurement management
  • Treasury management (cash handling and investment of city funds)
  • Financial planning and forecasting
  • Compliance with financial regulations