Construction of Fed Ex

Construction of Fed Ex

Construction of FedEx is progressing well. Take a look at some great photos of the construction!

Prescription Drug Take-Back

Prescription Drug Take-Back

Are you properly disposing of your expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs? If you are not, learn how you can.

Great Attendance at Earth Day/Day of the Child

Great Attendance at Earth Day/Day of the Child

Thank you to all who joined us at the 14th Annual Earth Day/Day of the Child event this past Sunday, April 24th. It was a great event attended by many ...

Water Line Replacement – E. Beach Street

Water Line Replacement - E. Beach Street

The City's next water line replacement project is located at E. Beach St., from Lincoln Street to Beck Street. Read more for additional details on this project.

Choose Refillables – Propane Cylinders

Choose Refillables - Propane Cylinders

We use them at home, when we go camping but we don't think of the impact disposable one-pound propane cylinders have on the environment. Read more to find out how ...

Rail Trail Discussion

Rail Trail Discussion

The City of Watsonville is “on track” and “all aboard!” with a 1.2-mile segment of the Rail Trail project.

International Migratory Bird Day

International Migratory Bird Day

Join the City's Nature Center in celebrating "International Migratory Bird Day" with morning walks and ending in fun and games for the entire family.

Finance Department

Hours of operation are 8:30am until 5:30pm, Monday through Thursday. Due to ongoing budget reductions, Finance, Purchasing and Utility Billing services are closed every Friday.

Ezequiel Vega, Director
250 Main St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-3450
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Purchasing Division
250 Main St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-3461
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Utility Billing (Finance)
250 Main St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-3455
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The Finance Department is responsible for Finance, Purchasing, Billing, Insurance, Information Services, Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The department is also responsible for the Risk Management Fund under the Internal Service Fund section.

The Finance Division provides Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Investment, Grant Management, Payroll, Debt Management, Budgeting, Risk Management and Auditing services. The division’s primary objective is to ensure that fiscal resources are properly accounted for, used and maximized by the City and made available for the public. Accordingly, links to detailed annual Budgets and Annual Audited Financial Statements for the City and Redevelopment Agency are contained below.

The Purchasing Division assists City Departments in acquiring a wide variety of equipment, supplies and services. The division is responsible for ensuring that all procurement activities are performed within legal guidelines specified in the City Municipal Code and the State of California Uniform Competitive Procurement Practices Act.

The Billing Division administers the City’s utility bills for Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste for over 15,000 accounts. It also administers the City’s Business License Ordinance as well as Accounts Receivable.

The Insurance Division, in the General Fund, accounts for the expenses associated with providing insurance coverage for Worker’s Compensation and for City property. These monies are then transferred into the Risk Management Fund.

The Information Services Division provides support for the mainframe, microcomputing, and telecommunication (networks, telephone, voice-mail) needs of the City. It assists departments in their use of these resources, as well as other aspects of computing and automation.

The GIS Center works within the Information Services Division and provides GIS database and map-making services for all City departments, as well as related programs. In addition, it has expanded its capabilities to provide contract services to outside agencies such as the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. GIS is used to enhance the availability and presentation of parcel-based information through map-based graphics.

250 Main St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-3450
Contact Us 

Purchasing Division
250 Main St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-3461
Contact Us

Utility Billing (Finance)
250 Main St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-3455
Contact Us

 

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