The finance department is responsible for maintaining the functions of payroll, accounts payable, utility billing, purchasing, investing city funds, and managing other city assets as requested by the City Council. The finance department also produces the following documents with the assistance of other city departments.
- 2020 general fund budget
- 2020 Truth-in-Taxation presentation (12-2-2019)
- 2019-2028 capital improvement plan
- 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
The finance department's goal is to present accurate, timely, and complete financial information in an understandable and friendly manner to the residents and staff members of the city; and to protect and manage the assets of the city as directed by the city council.
The city establishes fees that are charged for various permits and services. Updated fees are published as they are approved by the city council.
Utility Billing Information:
The City of Shorewood bills each property that is connected to the municipal system on a quarterly basis, the beginning of January, April, July and October. Bills are due at the end of the billing month. Bills include fees for municipal water, sewage, recycling and stormwater management. See Billing for utility pricing information and payment options.
GFOA Award of Excellence
The City of Shorewood is proud to have received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
This award is from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada and is given for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.