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Melanie Purcell, CPFO
Administrative Services Director
(415) 289-4105


The Finance Department is responsible for administering the financial affairs of the City. Financial Administration consists of:

  • accounting for the collection and disbursement of all moneys
  • investing idle funds
  • budgetary management

Typical functions include:

  • maintaining general ledgers on all funds
  • preparing and monitoring operating budget
  • processing payroll
  • processing bills for payment
  • billing and collecting various city revenues, including business license taxes
  • preparing financial statement and reports

Key sections of current budget (proposed or adopted) are published here and may be accessed by clicking on the Budget link found at the left. Comments, questions and suggestions relating to the budget or financial activities are encouraged and may be transmitted to the City by utilization of the "E-mail" Button above.



City of Sausalito

Budget Transparency

Use this budget transparency tool  to see 11 years of actual fiscal data, the current FY 2013-14 year budget, and  the proposed two year FY 2014-16 budget for any City fund, department or line item/




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Last updated: 8/23/2016 3:31:07 PM