Finance

Attention:  Passport applications will not be accepted at the City starting Monday, March 16, due to health and social distancing policies put into effect by the City of Arlington due to the coronavirus.

Department Mission

The Arlington Finance department is to be responsive, helpful, and efficient in serving the citizens of Arlington, its elected officials, and all city departments. 

The Finance department is committed to the highest quality financial management in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Finance Department Functions

The Finance administration oversees all department activities and coordinates the preparation and publication of the City’s Annual Report and biennial budget. They provide financial planning and analysis support to City departments, the Mayor, and City Council.

 They manage the Treasurer’s office as prescribed by state law and oversee all debt administration, banking services, and City investments. The administrators are also responsible for coordinating internal and external audits.

Finance Staff

The Finance staff manages the accounting activities for the City. They are responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, purchasing services, and financial reporting. The staff is also responsible for cash receipts, passports, and dog licensing. 

The Utility section is responsible for the billing and collection functions associated with water, sewer, stormwater, and utility taxes.