Financial Services exists to provide transparency and excellent service to its internal and external
customers in an accurate and timely manner.  This is accomplished by open communication,
being flexible and innovative, and working together for the betterment of the city.
For more information contact


Diane Latham
Finance Director
(254) 559-8287
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Mercedes Luna
Accounts Payable
(254) 559-8287

DivisionsThe Finance Department is made up of two divisions:

  • General Finance and Accounting
  • Utility Billing
General Finance & Accounting
  • Coordinates accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed asset maintenance, and financial statement preparation
  • Responsible for collecting, recording, summarizing, and reporting the results of all financial transactions within the city's operations, including the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)
  • Manages the city's cash, debt, and investments
  • Monitors, projects, collects, and, when possible, enhances current and new revenue sources
  • Prepares, coordinates, and monitors the city's operating and capital improvement budgets
  • Answers inquiries from customers
  • Collects water, wastewater and garbage fees as well as meter reading and repair
  • Encourages a positive attitude toward City Hall by newcomers, visitors, and residents through a pleasant first experience whether it be by phone or in person
  • Ensures accuracy and efficiency in the collection and assessment of user charges
  • Maintains professional and responsive service
  • Provides accurate and timely billings through progressive and innovative systems
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