Finance Department

The Town’s Finance Department has overall responsibility for administration and management of the Town budget, investments, debts and assets. The department works in conjunction with the Town Commission, Town Manager and other department heads in the preparation and adoption of the annual budget, and expenditure of public funds based on that budget.

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.


  • 3614 S. Ocean Blvd. Highland Beach, FL 33487
  • (561) 278-4548 (1)
  • (561) 276-9829
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday - Friday

David DiLena

Interim Finance Director

More Contact Info:

Eric Marmer
Financial Services Manager

Suzie Matthews
Senior Accountant

Miscellaneous Items:

Surplus Property Auctions The Town typically utilizes an online auction website ( 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

Monthly Financial Report - June 2021
Monthly Financial Report - July 2020
Monthly Financial Report - April 2019
Monthly Financial Report - March 2019


Fiscal Year Budget is the annual operating budget for the Town of Highland Beach. The Fiscal Year runs from October 1st through September 30th.

2021-2022 Adopted Budget
2021-2022 Budget Presentation (Presented to the Town Commission on June 22, 2021)
2020-2021 Adopted Budget
2019-2020 Adopted Budget
2018-2019 Adopted Budget


Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report provides an assessment of the financial condition and results of operations within the adopted budget. 

2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

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

Waste Management

We are very much aware that residents expect the Town to maintain a clean and unlittered appearance. Thus, the Town provides both Solid Waste and Recycling on a regular basis to its residents. Should you have any questions, comments or concerns related to such solid waste or recycling services, please contact the Finance Department at 561-278-4548.
To request a trash and/or recycle container, complete a Request Form and email to the Finance Department. Contact information for the Finance Department can be found on the form.