Finance Department

Treasury and Capital Management

Alma Tamborello, Acting Deputy Director

The Treasury and Capital Management division of the Finance Department is responsible for managing all existing and prospective City debt by assessing the need to borrow and monitoring the credit markets. The division also manages the development of the City's Five Year Capital Improvement Plan, accounts for the collection of all City taxes and prepares cash flow forecasts.

Capital Management
Chris Gonzales, Division Manager

  • The Capital Management section manages the development of the City's Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
  • Produces the annual CIP book.
  • Provides management reports and facilitates the execution of projects according to plan.
  • The Capital Management section aims to efficiently plan all capital projects according to funding constraints.

Debt Management and Pension/OPEB Analysis
Fahad Gulzar, Division Manager

  • Identify and provide the lowest cost financing options, while staying within legal and financial guidelines, to efficiently utilize the City's and City Enterprise Fund's financial resources.
  • Review existing debt for cost effective opportunities to re-finance.
  • Maintain and ensure uninterrupted funding for the City's Capital Improvement Plan.
  • Analysis of City's three pension systems and Other Post-Employment Benefit(OPEB) Finances

Alma Tamborello, Division Manager

  • Accounts for the collection of all City taxes including, but not limited to: property tax, sales tax, and mixed beverage tax (For Hotel Occupancy Tax, please contact Houston First Corporation, Gloria Salinas at 713-853-8206. For bingo fee, please contact Rosalinda Salazar at 832-393-8529 ).
  • Performs the property tax rate-setting procedures to set the tax rate in accordance with all applicable local and state laws.
  • Prepares cash flow forecast for the general fund in order to determine the borrowing needs of the City.

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