Finance Administration

The Finance Department is responsible for general accounting, accounts payable, utility billing, purchasing, and municipal court operations. This includes cash and debt management, payroll processing, and monitoring of all revenue and expenditure activity of the city. The city's fiscal year is October 1 through September 30. The city issues a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) following the completion of the annual audit.

The city's taxes are collected by Harris County. You can pay and view your tax information at Harris County Tax Collections Office.

Beginning October 1, 2016, the new City water and sewer rates will go into effect and will first be reflected in the November 2016 billing. The new water and sewer rates can be viewed online (PDF).

  1. New Post on the Mayor's Blog!

    Budgeting for FY 2020, and Beyond Read on...
  2. Party at the Pavilion on August 2nd featuring The Bourbon Street Experience

    Party at the Pavilion will be Friday, August 2, 2019 and feature the soulful sounds of The Bourbon Street Experience with the Foreign Policy food truck. These free concerts are on the first Friday of every month at Bellaire Town Square from 7 to 9 pm. Read on...
  3. FY 2020 Proposed Budget and Presentation

    Please follow this link to view the FY 2020 Proposed Budget and Presentation made to City Council on July 15, 2019. Read on...
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