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The Finance Department serves the public with their financial and billing needs. The Finance Department also provides internal customer service to all City Departments. Our success depends on the success of our customers. It is our primary commitment to meet our customers' needs by providing reliable, quality service that anticipates and exceeds their expectations.


The City's Accounting office performs the following functions:

  • Processing of payroll for City employees.
  • Payments to vendors and service providers.
  • Billing for services we have provided.
  • Assist other City divisions by maintaining and providing internal financial information.
  • Assisting other City divisions with their state and federal grant paperwork and billing.
  • Managing the City's various physical assets.

Learn more about Accounting and Auditing

The City's Adopted Budget is a legal document giving the City authority to spend public funds. The Budget follows the policies, goals and services levels determined by City Council. 

Click here to learn more about budgets, capital plans, and financial policies.  

The Treasurer is responsible for management of investments; banking and cash receipts; taxes; and accounts receivable. This work group also provides reception services at City Hall.

Learn more about Treasury and to submit your forms for Admissions, Gambling, and Utility Taxes.

The Utility Billing division is responsible for managing the following:

  • Generate and send billings for water, sewer (wastewater), and storm services
  • Process applications for starting and terminating utility services
  • Assist customers with high water consumption
  • Offer special rates and rebates to qualifying low-income households
  • Answer customer questions

Learn more about utility billing

Need to pay your water/sewer bill?  Make a payment online through Lynnwood Self Service or explore your other options. 

 Pay Your Utility Bill 

The City offers special, reduced rates and rebate on City utilities to eligible low-income households.

Learn more about utility reduced rates and rebates  

The City's Procurement and Contracting Division develops and administers contracts for many products and services, construction, and professional services , as well as other agreements. 

Visit the Procurement & Contracting Division