Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for providing quality service to the City's customers, which includes the preparation of the City's utility bills, monthly statements, parking citation reminders & business licenses. The Finance Department also manages the City's finances, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, investments, purchasing, cash receipts and payroll.

The Finance Department manages and maintains the City's financial records in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and in compliance with state and federal laws. The Finance Department is committed to developing and maintaining effective and efficient financial planning, reporting and central support systems in order to provide the City Council, City Manager and other City officials with financial information on a timely and meaningful basis.

The Finance Department is located at:

The Civic Center
678 W 18th St
Merced, CA 95340

The Finance counter is open from 10AM to 5PM, Monday thru Friday

Main Phone Line -- (209) 388-7900

Accounts Payable -- (209) 385-6832

Accounts Receivable & Miscellaneous Billing -- (209) 385-6864

Business License Billing -- (209) 385-6843

Parking Violations Inquiry Only  -- (209) 385-6842
Parking Violations Payments -- (800) 989-2058

Purchasing -- (209) 385-6833

Water-Sewer-Refuse Billing -- (209) 385-6841