Finance Department

Finance Department provides a wide range of operations and support functions for the City. The Finance Director oversees the offices of the City Collector, Human Resources, Municipal Court and IT.  This department oversees the financial accounting systems including accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking, investments, payroll, purchasing, and taxation.  Finance Department ensures compliance with city personnel and purchasing policies and procedures, maintains official city records, files, and assessments.  Finance Department is also responsible for telephone communications as well as computer support, maintenance and technical issues.
 

Finance Director/City Treasurer - Karen Bailey (573-475-3712)
Department Head position with oversight responsibility for the offices and functions of City Collector, Human Resources, Municipal Court and I.T.  Personnel within this department are responsible for personnel and purchasing administration, the preparation of municipal financial reports and all City funds. Personnel within this division oversee municipal investments, make payments on municipal debts and outstanding accounts; oversee the City’s risk-loss programs; and assist the Finance Director with the preparation of financial reports.  This division also oversees the receptionist duties. 

City Collector Division – Vicky Lewis, City Collector (573-471-2193)
Personnel within this division are responsible for the collection and timely deposit of all municipal taxes, licensing, and fees.

Human Resources - Amanda Groves, Director (573-475-3714)
This department is responsible for overseeing the hiring process and maintaining all employee records.

IT Division - Sam Villagrana, Network Administrator (573-471-2512)
Personnel within this division oversees and monitors non-emergency telephone and cellular communications.  They also provide information technology support and development including the maintenance of the City’s local and wide-area networks.