Finance

Our Mission


As the fiscal steward of the City's resources, the Finance Department provides excellent customer service, as well as ethical oversight and management of public funds.

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Unclaimed Money Information


The Unclaimed Money notice has been/will be noticed in the Press Democrat on June 8 and 15, 2018.
Any party of interest may, prior to the date designated on the Public notice, file a claim with the City of Santa Rosa's Finance Department which includes the claimant's name, address, amount of claim, the grounds on which the claim is founded and the date, name, amount and heading shown in this notice. 

To file a claim with Accounts Payable, please
FILL OUT THIS FORM and submit as directed.  For questions, please contact Cathy Haralson, Accounts Payable Supervisor, at 707-543-3133. 

To file a claim with Payroll, please FILL OUT THIS FORM and submit as directed.  For questions, please contact Pattie Atwater, Accounting Technician, at 707-543-3121.

Department Overview

The Finance Department is responsible for providing a variety of financial and support services to City operations, as well as the business community and general public. The Department is responsible for financial management of all City operations, the Housing Authority, and the Redevelopment Agency. Services include budgeting and financial planning, financial reporting and accounting, tax program administration, utility billing, revenue collection, debt management, purchasing, stores and warehouse functions, investments, payroll administration and disbursements.