Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for the sound financial management and integrity of the finance system in the administration, development, and monitoring of the operating and capital budgets. Tasks include investments, debt management, and monthly reporting. The Finance Department is here to assist the public and citizen groups with information requests, and to make recommendations to the City Administrator, Mayor, and City Council on financial and budgetary policies.

Awards & Recognitions

The City of Fairview Heights promotes excellence in government financial management. For the past two years the City has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

The award reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. Receipt of the award was based on criteria that included how well our budget serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide, and a communications device.