Department of Finance

The following are the Finance Departments' main objectives:

  • Maintain an appropriate financial base to deliver an effective level of City services
  • Collect, tax revenue and report the expenditure of public funds in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code and Codified Ordinances of Cleveland
  • Uphold a respected credit rating in the financial community and assure taxpayers that the City of Cleveland is well managed by using prudent financial management
  • Provide financial support to all City Departments.

This Department is comprised of thirteen divisions. Finance Administration supervises the activities of each of them, helping to maintain a high-level of efficiency, productivity and professionalism.

  • MBE/FBE/Small Business Open Houses

    On the first Tuesday of every month from 10 to Noon, the Division of Purchasing hosts open houses for minority owned, female owned and small businesses to educate attendees on competing for City business. Participants receive a tour of the Bid Room and meet one-on-one with buyers assigned to purchase their type of products. Equal Opportunity Info: 216.664.4152, Open House Info: 216.664.2620

  • Taxicabs Operating Within the City of Cleveland

    The Division of Assessments and Licenses regulates taxicab operations in the city. The Division’s goal is to provide safe, dependable, customer-focused services for constituents and visitors. Anyone having issues with taxi service in the City of Cleveland may call 216.664.2260 or send an email.  

  • 2015 City Budget Book Published

    The City of Cleveland’s budget is one of the most important documents that the City prepares as it identifies the services to be provided and how they will be financed