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Finance Home Page ImageThe Finance Department provides comprehensive financial management, accounting, and reporting services; pays all City employees and City bills; serves as a central procurement agency and warehouse for all City departments and provides meter reading and utility billing/collection for all city gas, water, and sewer utility customers. The Real Estate Assessor's Office, a division of the Finance department, is responsible for assessing all parcels in the City annually, provides various services to homeowners, prospective homebuyers/sellers, Realtors, title researchers, Attorneys and land surveyors and maintains assessment information online. 

The department also provides overall risk management services for the City as well as debt management, manages the City’s surplus property program, conducts sales of surplus and unclaimed property, coordinates and promotes the City’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprises program, prepares a number of specialized technical reports including the annual utility rate study, official statements and prospectuses for bond issues, the City’s annual financial report, the state mandated comparative cost report transmittal forms, and a variety of grant reports. The department provides financial accounting services to the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and Charlottesville Industrial Development Authority through a contractual arrangement.