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) 385-6985
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) 385-6832
Water-Sewer-Refuse Billing -- (209) 385-6841