Finance

Responsibilities & Functional Areas

The City of University Park's Finance Department manages the City's financial assets, cash flows, and fiscal operations. The Department includes five specific subdivisions:

  • Accounting
  • Equipment Services (Fleet Management)
  • Municipal Court
  • Purchasing
  • Utility Billing

The City's equipment services are located at:
Peek Service Center
4420 Worcola Street
Dallas, TX 75206

Accounting, municipal court, utility billing and purchasing operations are located at:
University Park City Hall
3800 University Boulevard
University Park, TX 75205

In addition to these major functional areas, the Finance Department also administers the budget process, manages cash and investments, staffs advisory committees and the University Park Civic Foundation, and coordinates the capital improvement program.

Awards

National professional organizations consistently bestow awards on the City's financial operations. The National Purchasing Institute has recognized the City's purchasing function with the Achievement of Excellence in Purchasing award each year since 2001. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has recognized the City's financial report with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting each year since 1998, and six times before then. Additionally, the GFOA has awarded the City budget the Distinguished Budget presentation Award each year since 2015, the first year it was submitted for award consideration.