The Finance Department is responsible for the collection, investment, and disbursement of all city funds, preparing the annual budget and comprehensive annual financial report, processing the city’s payroll, monitoring city purchases, and administering the city’s depository agreements and transactions.
Other duties of the department include providing managerial, analytical and administrative support to all departments; administering the city’s cash management and investment program; coordinating the capital improvement program; account for resources used to service the principal; and interest of the city’s outstanding bond obligations, as well as ongoing bond disclosure reporting; and maintaining records of the city’s fixed assets.
The Information Technology department provides for oversight of the services contract for maintenance, training, and new development of the city’s computer systems. This program provides for the budgeting, purchasing, installation, maintenance, training, new technology project review, and development of the city’ computer systems. Information Technology provides for operation and maintenance of the city’s computer system that runs the city’s financial, building permits, water and wastewater billing, and other major staff support systems.
The Utility Billing department manages utility billing and provides customer support, administration and revenue collection for utility bills.
Andrew Vasquez became the Finance Director for the City of Katy in 2019. He is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from San Diego State University. Within the last 15 years he worked with government entities including the City of Phoenix, Houston, and Port Arthur. He and his wife Lucy reside in Katy, Texas.