Finance Department

What We Do

Springfield’s Finance Department performs a full-range of municipal finance activities including payroll, human resource administration, accounts payable, collection of property taxes and other receivables, capital asset tracking, investment management, and billing for sewer, water and garbage service. The Finance Director oversees these operations and reports directly to the City Manager. The Finance Department also provides assistance to other city departments regarding financial matters, coordinates the budget process and develops revenue, expense and cash flow projections.

 

Annually, the City’s financial records are audited by an independent audit firm to ensure the City is in compliance with Governmental  Accounting Standards (GASB) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Auditors also verify the City’s financial records and internal controls are in compliance with federal and state laws.  For over 15 years, the City’s financial records have received a ‘clean opinion’ and the highest level of certification awarded by an independent audit firm.

Our Mission
The Finance Department is committed to providing accurate accounting of all the City's financial transactions and the stewardship of the City’s monetary resources and assets. We endeavor to provide comprehensive financial reporting and support to the city manager, department heads, our elected officials and taxpayers. The finance staff strives to efficiently address the needs of our citizens, businesses and employees with professionalism and great customer service.

Current Events . . .

 

We've done it again! Springfield's 2014 Bond Rating has been upgraded from A+ to AA- see the full report

 

Did You Know?

Waste Management green totes for yard waste may be used for regular garbage pick-up during the winter months from the first Monday in December thru the last Monday in March.

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Have a question for the Finance Department? Check here for an answer to our frequently asked questions.

 

Property Taxes       Utility Billing

 

Annual Budget FY 2014-15

$6,453,700

 

General Fund

$2,434,100

 

Other Funds

$4,019,600

 

FY 2014-15 Adopted Budget


Standard & Poor's Rating



Open Government

Click this link to learn about the City of Springfield's effort to keep our taxpayers and other interested parties informed of the ways in which we utilize your tax dollars.  Readers can learn about our current and past operating budgets, recent financial audits, employee wage and benefit costs, collective bargaining agreements, long-term debt schedules, and other information related to our finances.  We hope you find this information useful. We continue to work toward greater government transparency and the highest level of fiscal responsibility

View Our Current 
Fee Schedule

 

For Our Employees

 

Employee Portal

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Income Tax

E-file & Forms

 

Visit Income Tax

Contact Us:


Jeannine Turner

Finance and Administrative 
Services Director


Finance Office:

269-965-8014

Email:

Property Taxes

Utility Billing


Office Hours:

7am - 6pm

Monday - Thursday

After Hours Drop Box

at City Hall

 

2014 Taxable Value

$80,510,432


 Real Property

$68,783,461

 

Personal Property

$8,547,763


Act 425 Property

$3,179,208


 

2014 State Equalized Value

$85,222,015

 

Real Property 

            $73,324,349            

 

Personal Property

$8,547,763


Act 425 Property

$3,349,903


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