Finance Department

Mission Statement

Our department’s mission is to provide exceptional service through communication and accountability, while always being transparent.

Vision Statement

The vision of our department is to build upon our solid foundation, by garnering the trust of our citizens by managing their tax dollars in an ethical manner.

The Finance Department is responsible for receipting funds received by the Town and monitoring sales tax.  The department also oversees payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, grants, accounting, auditing, special districts, as well as budget preparation and administration.

Cox Bill Payment Change

As of March 22, 2019, the Town of Florence will no longer accept payments for Cox Communications  bills. Please see flyer for additional information.

Where Can I Make Cox Payments

Notice of Intent to Increase Development Impact Fees

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING &
NOTICE OF INTENT TO INCREASE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mayor and Council of the Town of Florence will hold a Work Session to Review the proposed Development Impact Fees of the Town of Florence on March 18, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers located at 775 N. Main Street, Florence.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mayor and Council of the Town of Florence will hold a public hearing on March 18, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Town Hall, 775 N. Main Street, Florence, Arizona, at which time and place all interested persons will have an opportunity to appear and be heard in relation to the following: Development (Impact) Fee Program Update and Increase.

Notice of Intent to Consider Adoption of a Development (Impact) Fee Ordinance, Increasing the Development Impact Fees for Parks and Recreation Infrastructure, Police Facilities, Fire Facilities, Streets Facilities, Water Facilities, and Wastewater Facilities. The Ordinance will be considered for Action at the May 6, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 775 N. Main Street, Florence.

In conjunction with the update of the Town’s Development (Impact) Fee Program, the Mayor and Council will consider adoption of a Development (Impact) Fee Ordinance in compliance with Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS Section 9-463.05, as amended). The fees are based on the Land Use Assumptions Report (“Report”) that was recently adopted on January 7, 2019 and is available on the Town website (florenceaz.gov).

Hard copies of the Report are also available for review at the Town Clerk’s Office, 775 N. Main Street, Florence, Arizona. For additional information, please contact Lisa Garcia (520) 868-7552 (lisa.garcia@florenceaz.gov) or Ben Bitter (520) 868-7541 (benjamin.bitter@florenceaz.gov)

Key Dates for Adoption of Development Impact Fee

Work Session Monday March 18, 2019 5:00 p.m. Town Hall

Public Hearing Monday March 18, 2019 6:00 p.m. Town Hall

Adoption of Fees Monday May 6, 2019 6:00 p.m. Town Hall

Effective Date Monday August 1, 2019 6:00 p.m. Town Hall

The Council Chambers is wheelchair accessible. A request for reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities must be made to the Town Clerk’s Office by parties at least five working days in advance of the scheduled meeting and can be made by calling (520) 868-7574.

Published on the florenceaz.gov Website on February 8, 2019
Published in the Florence Reminder on February 14, 21, March 7, 14, 2019.

Notice of Public Hearing and Notice of Intent to Increase Development Impact Fees
Florence Development Impact Fee(DIF) Worksession Presentation January 7, 2019
Land Use Assumptions, IIP and Development Fees Report January 7, 2019

Annual Budgets

Reports, Studies and Documents

Rey Sanchez

Location

Contact Us

Address:
775 N Main Street
PO Box 2670
Florence, AZ 85132

Phone: 520-868-7624
Fax: 520-868-7501
Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Utility Information

Finance Staff

Joan Miller
Accounting Manager
Penney Hubbard
Accounting Technician
Debbie Frias
Assessment Specialist
Becki Jimenez
Budget Analyst
Lori McCreary
Customer Service Representative
Lindsea McKinley
Customer Service Representative
Rey Sanchez
Finance Director
Allessandra Allen
Finance Projects Analyst
Jacqui Moore
Payroll Specialist
Stacy Ramirez
Utility Billing Supervisor