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The Finance Department is headed by the City Treasurer/Finance Director, and is responsible for providing accurate, relevant and timely reports to management, City Council, and citizens regarding the financial status of the City and impact of financial decisions.

The Department also maintains the City’s accounting system and is responsible for making policy recommendations to the City Manager and Council to preserve the long-term financial health of the City.

For Sales Tax related questions, please call 303-384-8024 or email All other questions should be directed to

Finance Department Responsibilities

  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Auditing (Internal and Sales/Use Tax)
  • Budget
  • Cash Management
  • Cashiering
  • Debt Management
  • Debt Policy
  • Financial Statements (CAFR)
  • Fixed Assets
  • Investments
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing and Payment Policy
  • Sales and Use Tax Collection
  • Utility Billing

Financial Information


The most recent city budgets are available for download in PDF format below. For budgets prior to 2009 – 2010, or hard copies of the budgets provided below (hard copy versions are much more lengthy than the summaries available here), please contact the Finance Department at (303) 384-8000.

Annual Financial Reports

Recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs) are available here in pdf format. For previous years’ reports, please contact the Finance Department at 303-384-8000.

Sales Tax Reports

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Additional Resources

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