The Finance Department is responsible for providing financial recording, reporting and control; administration of the City's Operating and Capital Budget process; accounts payable; employee payroll and benefits; taxation and assessment, utility billing and accounts receivable.
See the following for additional information on Property Tax and Assessment, Budget, Annual Financial Statements and Financial Reports:
The City of Melville's Annual budget is prepared and presented in two sections:
Utility Budget and Utility Capital Expenditures
This section includes the Operating and Capital Budget for the Water Utility, Sewer Utility, Refuse Utility, and Transit Utility. The Utility Budget deliberations typically begin in the month of November of the preceding year and is passed prior to December 31.
General Operating Budget and Capital Expenditures
The General Operating Budget includes the following Departments:
Taxation and Unconditional Revenue
General Government Services
Environmental and Public Health Services
Planning and Development
Recreation and Cultural Services
The first draft of the General Operating Budget and Capital Expenditures is presented in January of the Budget year and is generally passed in March or April.