As a recommending body comprising citizens and elected officials, the committee, aims to study and research city matters related to finances and budget, and shall make recommendations to the City Council regarding financial reports and budget performance on all funds, services, strategies, departments, and organizational units of the City on a regular basis.
Additional tasks shall include review of the budget structure, review of the purchasing policy, creating a detailed budget calendar, and outlining rules for passing the budget.
The Finance Oversight Committee comprises seven (7) members, two (2) of which are councilmembers appointed by the City Council. The City Council establishes qualifications for members of the committee, except that each member must be either, a resident of the city, or a member of the City Council.
Each committee person shall be nominated and approved by the City Council. Should the committee member move out of the city, he/she may remain active until the City Council appoints a replacement. Members must attend two-thirds (2/3) of the Finance Oversight Committee meetings in a calendar year. Failure to do so warrants removal from the committee.
- Angela Ash
- Dave Marcus
- Lakeisha Swanson
- Jennifer Moore
- Councilmember George Turner (District 4)
- Councilmember Alecia Washington (District 3)
Ex Officio (non-voting) Members:
- Jazzmin Cobble, Ex-Officio
- Gia Struggs, City Manager, Standing
- Internal Auditor, Standing
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I attend committee meetings?
All meetings are open to the public. As a Covid-19 precaution, all meetings are virtual for the public to view on YouTube's livestream. View the city's YouTube Channel
2. How do I join the committee?
As stipulated in the committee’s resolution, citizen membership within the committee must be nominated, then approved by city council. Contact your councilperson for details.
3. Are committee members paid?
All committee positions are voluntary, without compensation.
4. What is the length of service for a committee member?
Each member shall serve until the end of the city's fiscal year; consecutive terms are permissible.
The resources below may be useful in providing information about the committee. Click any of the links below for more details.
City Clerk's Office