Finance Department

Financial Planning and Analysis

William Jones, Assistant Director
832.393.9085

The primary responsibility of the Financial Planning and Analysis division is the development and management of the City budget and the Five Year Plan. The division works with all other City department's financial management teams to produce the Fiscal Year Budget and Monthly Financial and Operations Report. The Five Year Plan projects the financial position of the General Fund over a five year horizon. The division financial management teams in other departments to develop the plan, and under the direction and determination of the Finance Director, coordinates with the Administration to approve the plan. The plan is presented annually to the City Council and is used to guide and inform budget and financial decisions.

Expenditure and Revenue

Thy-Huyen Ruiz, Deputy Assistant Director
832.393.9075 

Ray Cruz, Division Manager
832.393.9105

Paula Lichanpanit, Division Manager
832.393.9089

  • Prepare, monitor, revise and report on the City's Operating Budget.
  • Process budget transfers.
  • Research and review Council Agenda items, fiscal notes, and project funding for fiscal impacts.
  • Manages and monitors the receipt of revenues from a citywide perspective.
  • Works with State of Texas, internal and external forecasters to assess the trends and impacts of shifts in tax revenue.

Central Services Financial Operations

James Hutchinson, Deputy Assistant Director
832.393.9106 

  • Prepare, monitor, revise and report on the Central Services Departments; (HITS, FMD and Energy ) Operating Budgets.
  • Process budget transfers for Central Services Departments.
  • Research and review Council Agenda items, fiscal notes, and project funding for fiscal impacts.

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