Finance Department

Finance is responsible for overseeing the financial, treasury, debt, and grant management of City funds and supporting the City Council, City Manager and Departments in providing City service to the community. The Finance Department provides financial management, oversight, monitoring and reporting functions for the City’s complex financial resources. The department accomplishes this objective by providing budgetary oversight, monitoring and preparation; purchasing and procurement expertise; accounting, treasury and financial reporting services; cashiering, accounts receivable and collections services; payroll and accounts payable services; and, utility billing and business license customer service.

Department Goals

  1. Safeguard City’s resources through establishing and maintaining a strong system of internal controls.
  2. Basic financial accounting and reporting activities of the City.
  3. Aid the City Managers Office in developing, preparing, publishing and reporting on the Annual Budget
  4. Develop sound financial strategies for business decisions.
  5. Compliance with grant requirements and other rules and regulations that could impact the City’s finances.
  6. Actively support the local business economy.

Mr. Dan Briney

Interim Finance Director

Office Location
764 E Street
Wasco, CA 93280

Office Hours
Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Closed Every other Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
City Calendar

Contact Us
Phone: 661-758-7230
Fax: 661-758-7239

Finance overseas the following:

Accounting Division
Budget Division
Debt Management
Financial Statements
Licenses & Permits
Public Transit
Transient Occupancy Tax
Utility Department

Wasco Utility (Water) Bill Questions – 661-758-7230

Water Shutoff Policy 2020

Operating Budgets Click Here
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) Click Here

Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule – ROPS 18-19

Other Documents & Resources

Utilities (Water, Electric) to Set Up Services or Pay Bills

Business License Renewal Application 2020
Business License Application 2020

Hotel Occupancy Tax Report
Internal Control Policy
Senior Discount Application
Title VI Civil Rights Plan
Utility Application
Wasco City Cost Allocation Plan