The Finance Department directs and manages the financial functions of the City. This includes accounting, financial reporting, debt management, investment of public funds, budgeting, payroll and accounts payable. The Finance Department is also responsible for all billing and collections, most notably for all City utilities and Sidney’s income tax.
For years 2000 through 2008, the GFOA has awarded the Distinguished Budget
Presentation Award to the City of Sidney. This award is presented to governmental
entities that publish a budget document, which was judged to be proficient
in several categories, including its effectiveness as a policy document,
a financial plan, an operations guide, and a communications device.
Please note that information in the budget document has not been updated for subsequent budget revisions as approved by Council since its original adoption.