The finance department is responsible for the accurate financial record keeping of the City of Calipatria. Providing financial and related information to management. Providing financial support services to all city departments.
The accounting and auditing functions pertain to the performance of day-to-day payables and receivables activities for the city and the determination that financial transactions are made in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Purchasing is monitored through this department for adequate control and approval of all purchases to insure departments do not overspend their budgets.
The payroll function is the responsibility of this department. To process payroll and maintain all payroll records. File all required quarterly tax reports. Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions are also processed through this department. Assuring that all receivables and payables are processed in a timely and efficient manner.
The Budget function involves compiling and preparing an annual budget for the overall city finances and departments. Producing a balanced budget for all city departments.
Sewer and Trash Billing and collections function is also a task done through this department. The sewer and trash billing is billed out on the 1st of every month. The bill is due and payable by the last day of the month. To sign up for these services please come in to City Hall, or for general information please call 760-348-4141.
Business license information and applications may be requested through the Finance department.
Katherine R. Lopez, Finance Officer
Marina Estrada, Office Clerk