Department of Finance

The following are the Finance Department's main objectives:

  • Maintain an appropriate financial base to deliver an effective level of City services
  • Collect, tax revenue and report the expenditure of public funds in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code and Codified Ordinances of Cleveland
  • Uphold a respected credit rating in the financial community and assure taxpayers that the City of Cleveland is well managed by using prudent financial management
  • Provide financial support to all City Departments.

This Department is comprised of thirteen divisions. Finance Administration supervises the activities of each of them, helping to maintain a high-level of efficiency, productivity and professionalism.

  • Notice of Public Meeting - Sinking Fund Commission

    The City of Cleveland Sinking Fund Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Mayor's Office Red Room.

  • Board of Revisions of Assessments to Hold Meeting July 29

    The Board of Revisions of Assessments (“Board”) had scheduled a meeting to hear objections to the following street vacation resolutions of Cleveland City Council on March 31, 2020. That meeting was canceled due to restrictions implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Board has rescheduled its meeting for July 29, 2020, at 1:00 pm. Pursuant to temporary amendments to Ohio’s Opening Meetings Act, the meeting will be held virtually on the WebEx platform. Your attendance at this virtual meeting is optional, unless you are opposed to the proposed vacation, or there are City of Cleveland Departmental charges involved. To register for this meeting click here. To watch live click here.

  • Monthly Keycard Payments for City Parking Lots Can Now be Done Online

    Monthly Keycard payments can be paid online for parking at the Gateway East Garage, Lakefront Municipal Parking, and Willard Park Garage. There is a convenience fee associated. 

  • MBE/FBE/Small Business Open Houses

    On the first Tuesday of every month at City Hall, Room 128 from 10am to Noon, the Division of Purchasing hosts Open Houses for minority owned, female owned, and small businesses to educate attendees on competing for City business. Participants meet one-on-one with buyers assigned to purchase their type of commodities and meet with representatives from the Office of Equal Opportunity. Registration is not required.

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