The Finance Department is responsible for the accurate financial record keeping of the City of Calipatria, providing financial and related information to management, and 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 ensure departments do not overspend their budgets.

The payroll function is the responsibility of the Finance 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 as well as producing a balanced budget for all city departments.

Sewer and trash billing and collections function are also done through the Finance Department. The sewer and trash is billed out on the 1st of every month. The bill is due on 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.

Rosa I. Ramirez, Consultant

Financial Reports

  • 2017 - 2018 Budget
  • 2015 - 2016 Audit Report