The Finance Department is responsible for receipting all funds received by the City, safeguarding the same while in the Treasury and preparing disbursements in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, the City Code of Ordinances and the budget approved by City Council. It is also responsible for maintaining an accounting system that is capable of creating financial records and reports for internal use and for the other departments, boards and commissions of the City. It is responsible for preparing the estimate of revenues, the annual appropriation ordinance and any related resolutions necessary to amend the appropriations throughout the year. The Department also assists the Mayor in the preparation of the City budget for the coming year.
City of Wauseon audit reports are available for review at: www.auditor.state.oh.us/AuditSearch/results.aspx