Chantell Steiner, Finance Director/City Clerk
Tami Gates, Deputy Clerk, Utility Billing & Accounts Payable/Receivable, Payroll
Annabelle Knight, Office Assistant
The Finance Department / City Clerk is responsible for the administration, supervision, and coordination of the financial accounting, debt issuance, purchasing, treasury, information services, and public records. The Department’s operations are guided by Federal, State, and local laws. The Department also works with the State Auditors Office on compliance and control issues.
The Finance Director / City Clerk works closely with the Mayor and City Administrator and is responsible for overseeing the city’s budget, annual reporting, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, bond administration, insurance, grant administration, banking and investments, records retention, and City Council document preparations.
The Accounts Specialists/Deputy Clerks assist the Finance Director / City Clerk with the day to day operations relating to payroll, accounts receivable/payable, utility billing, business license processing, City Council meeting preparations, and other miscellaneous support functions.
Members of the City Council are assigned to various subcommittees each year, with the Council Finance Committee being one of them. This committee meets at 5:00 p.m. in the Leavenworth City Hall Conference Room on the fourth Tuesday of each month to discuss the financial status of the City and other various financial related information. This meeting is open to the public.