At the close of the fiscal year, the Finance Department works with the Town’s auditors to prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
The Finance Department also coordinates accounts payable, accounts receivable, and purchasing activities for all departments, including the billing of residents for utilities services. Additionally, they administer risk management and insurance programs, including employee benefits, retirement packages and payroll.
The Finance Department is staffed by two full-time employees. Questions or concerns related to any of the Finance Department’s duties and responsibilities should be directed to the Finance Director.
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report provides an assessment of the financial condition and results of operations within the adopted budget.
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Surplus Property Auctions The Town typically utilizes an online auction website (www.publicsurplus.com) to facilitate the advertising and sale of its surplus property. Click the web link below to access the current items up for auction. Online Auction Site
Establish Utility Service
Customers who wish to establish utility service with the city must first complete a Residential Application for Service Upon submittal of the application, the customer must provide a photo ID issued by a State or Federal Agency. If you have any questions, please contact the Finance Department at (561) 278-4548.
Monthly Financial Report
Fiscal Year Budget is the annual operating budget for the Town of Highland Beach. The Fiscal Year runs from October 1st through September 30th.
Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has
awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Town of Highland Beach for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.
The report has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.
The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
GFOA Press Release - 3/4/2021