Finance Committee


The Finance Committee consists of seven to nine members who each serve a three-year term. They customarily prepare for and participate in approximately 10 after-work meetings annually.

Primary responsibilities and duties of the committee include:
  • Review of the annual budget and make recommendations to the City Council prior to its adoption
  • Review the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) annually
  • Review of the annual independent audit of the City's finances and forwarding comments to City Council
  • Advising the City Council on other financial matters impacting the City as requested by the City Council or staff
To find out more about the roles and guidelines of appointed and elected City positions, read A Citizens Advisory Guide to Boards, Committees and Commissions.


  • Richard Kutta, Chair
  • Adam Shulenburger, Vice-Chair
  • Marjorie Richter, Committee Member    
  • Paul Gallant, Committee Member  
  • Cynthia Jordan, Committee Member
  • Ted Armstrong, Committee Member
  • Betty Kagan, Committee Member
  • Ellen Lawrence, Council Liaison - Ward 2
  • Tracy Brothers, Recording Secretary