Finance & Purchasing
The Finance Department is dedicated to provide quality, efficient, and accurate financial information and is focused on delivering excellence in organizational and community needs. The department has a fiduciary responsibility to safeguard the City’s financial assets and manage its financial resources in accordance with goals of the City Commission and City Manager, and in compliance with applicable laws and general accepted accounting principles. The department is also responsible to provide citizens with accurate and reliable information through Utility Billing and Collection.
The Finance Department of the City of San Juan, Texas is responsible for preparing financial reports that promote transparency and accountability among the different departments. The following financial information is available for your review:
The Purchasing Department maintains a listing of vendors interested in conducting business with the City. The prospective vendors must complete a Vendor Registration Form. This form allows vendors to supply information about their businesses by indicating categories of products, equipment, and services they provide. Acceptance and listing, however, it does not guarantee that a vendor will be solicited and invited to bid on the commodities or services it supplies.
Receipt of Bids/ Proposals
The following summary data is from the government-wide Statement of Activities in the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The government-wide Statement of Activities reports the results of the City’s operations on an modified accrual basis of accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
The City’s fiscal year begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The City Commission controls the finances of the City through the annual budget. Developed through a rigorous process and adopted via an ordinance, the budget provides appropriations which is the permission to spend public funds. The budget is managed by the City Manager with the assistance of the Finance Director.
Audit & Compliance Reports
The City Charter and the State Local Government Code requires an annual audit to be completed, presented, and approved by the City Commission no later than 180 days after the end of each fiscal year. The City’s fiscal year starts October 1 and ends September 30.
Assistant Finance Director
Billings and Collections Staff
Utility Billing Coordinator