Finance Department


  AndersonCityCouncil-17F (b)

Liz Cottrell,

Assistant City Manager/
Finance Director

(530) 378-6626



The Finance Department manages all City of Anderson funds and is responsible for leading the City's annual budget and audit processes. In general, services include budget development, accounting services, City payroll and benefits administration, accounts payable and purchasing oversight, utility billing and collection services, risk management, and administrative and technical support to the city-wide computer network, providing internet and intranet access, file sharing, and access to central databases, such as the City's financial management system. 

  • General Information
  • Water Services
  • Customer Service
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable
  • Parking Tickets
  • Annual Budgets
This division is responsible for the accurate and timely reading of water meters; dispatching field service personnel to initiate or close services; preparation, distribution, and collection of monthly utility billings; administering and collecting deposits; prompt response to customer inquiries and requests; resolving customer disputes; and pursuing delinquent accounts. In addition to the above, this department handles all cash coming into the City of Anderson; parking tickets and business licenses are also collected by this division.


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