Collector & Treasurer

Mission Statement

The City Collector’s office is responsible for collecting all taxes and committed bills issued by the various city departments. All payments are recorded, posted, updated and deposited daily. The Collectors staff is committed to providing our customers with up to date information on their accounts in an effective and efficient manner – using guidelines established by the Department of Revenue and City Ordinance.

The City Treasurer’s office is responsible for the receipt, posting, classifying, depositing and investment of all money belonging to the City. This also includes the issuance of all city payroll and vendor checks on a weekly basis. Other responsibilities include administration of Tax Title & Foreclosure accounts, Debt Service, Trust Funds, Investments and bank account reconciliation’s.

Some of the main activities and programs of our office are:

Bill Collections

  • Real Estate Bills
  • Personal Property Bills
  • Water / Sewer Bills
  • Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Bills
  • Departmental Accounts Receivable Billing
  • Deputy Collector Mark and Clear
  • Municipal Lien Certificates

Tax Titles

  • Tax Liens
  • Tax Lien Agreements
  • Tax Lien Foreclosures
  • Foreclosed Land Sales

Banking

  • Borrowing
  • Investments
  • Reconciliation
  • Vendor and Payroll
  • Check Distribution