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Finance Department

Mailing Address: PO Box 580, Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580
Physical Address: 215 North Mason, Fort Collins, CO
Chief Financial Officer: Mike Beckstead ()

The Finance department is responsible for financial planning, budgeting, accounting, sales tax collection, risk management, rebate program and purchasing.

Online Reports

Quarterly Financial Reports:
The Quarterly Financial Report is designed to provide a high level summary of the City's revenues and expenditures compared to budget for both Governmental and Enterprise (Utility) activities. View quarterly financial reports »
Monthly Sales Tax Reports:
An in-depth look at sales tax and use tax with an analysis of the major drivers of month-to-month and year-over-year performance. It also includes graphical comparisons to budgeted sales and use tax revenue streams. View monthly sales tax reports »
Monthly Comparative Income Statements:
A running 7 years of actual revenues and expenses year-to-date through the month selected. View monthly comparative statements »
City Expenses (Open Book)
An online tool designed to disclose the City's expenses by department, service area, fund and vendor. It also contains the prior year employee earnings data. View Open Book »
Community Dashboard
The Community Dashboard is a quarterly snapshot of the community's progress in attaining key outcomes. View the Community Dashboard »
Community Scorecard
A collection of performance data and information that highlights how the City is doing in meeting its goals in these seven areas: High Performing Government, Economic Health, Environmental Health, Neighborhood Livability, Safe Community, Cultural and Recreational Opportunities, Transportation. It includes data that demonstrates where the City is doing well and where there are opportunities to improve. The publication is updated annually. View Community Scorecard »
Annual Financial Reports:
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) includes the results of the City's annual financial audit, management discussion and analysis, comprehensive financial statements and various statistical reports. View Annual Financial Reports »
Federal Grant Compliance Report:
This report, often referred to as a single audit, displays the previous fiscal year expenditures of all open federal awards, including awards granted in prior years. This report is generated by the City’s financial auditors as a part of their annual audit and is posted to the internet per federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133 – Audit of States and Local Governments and Non-profit Organizations. View 2013 City of Fort Collins Single Audit Report » View 2012 Federal Grant Compliance Report » View 2011 Federal Grant Compliance Report »
Budget Reports:
The City does a 2-year budget cycle. This page contains the previously adopted budget, capital budget and off-cycle budget revisions. In years when the budget is being prepared for the next budget cycle, it will also contain the City Manager's Recommended Budget that goes to Council prior to being modified and becoming the new official City budget. View Budget Reports »