Finance Department

Mission Statement

To provide effective and efficient administration of the City’s finances through the application of accepted accounting policies and procedures.


Responsibilities

The Finance Director, under the supervision of the City Administrator is responsible for:

  • Central accounting, revenue collection, and cash disbursements
  • Accounts payables, receivables, and payroll
  • Budget preparation and monitoring
  • Maintain reasonable controls to protect City’s assets
  • Safe guarding and investment of all public funds
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Administration of insurance benefits
  • Risk management
  • Business tax application issuance

Vision

The Finance Department endeavors to provide timely and accurate information regarding City’s finances to the City Council, City Administrator, and City Departments to enable all to make informed, educated decisions for the citizens of the City of Okeechobee.


Fiscal Year Budgets

For archived budgets click here


Financial Reports


Helpful Links

 

Contact Information

India Riedel
Finance Director
(863) 763-9816
iriedel@cityofokeechobee.com


Melissa Henry
Account Clerk
(863) 763-9817
mhenry@cityofokeechobee.com


Kim Barnes
Business Tax Specialist/Administrative Secretary
(863) 763-9616
kbarnes@cityofokeechobee.com