The mission of the Finance Department is to provide timely, relevant, and accurate financial information to the government managers, City Council, and the public. The Finance Department strives to insure complete and accurate accounting of all transactions and to report all financial information in accordance with state and local laws. The department works to develop and implement systems to clearly chart the financial health of the city in a manner that is valuable as a management tool and readily understood by our citizens. Financial management is currently charged to the City Manager.
Accounts for the City of Clute are organized on the basis of funds, each of which are considered to be a separate accounting. Governmental units establish and maintain funds as required by law and sound financial administration. The operations of each fund are summarized below: