A Finance Director shall be appointed by the City Manager.  The Finance Director shall keep the financial records of the City; serve as liaison between the City and auditors; serve as accounts payable clerk; establish accounting systems, financial records and reports used by the offices, departments, boards and commissions of the City; assist the City Manager in the preparation and submission of appropriation measures, estimates, budgets, capital programs and other financial matters; provide full and complete information concerning the financial affairs and status of the City as required by the City Manager or Council; and provide full and complete information and assistance concerning the finances or accounting systems or records of any office, department, board or commission of the City as requested by the City Manager. The City Manager may appoint another individual to perform any of the duties of the Finance Director when the Finance Director is unavailable or otherwise assigned.
(Amendment adopted by electorate (5-3-05))