In the spirit of leadership, excellence, integrity, and dedication, the Finance Department is committed to providing timely, accurate, clear and complete information and support to other city departments, citizens, and the community at large.

Values:  TRACCCE

Trust/ Respect/ Accountability/ Commitment/ Communications/ Collaboration/ Excellence


The Finance Department provides guidance and oversight for all fiscal activities of the City and Successor Agency, including: 

  • accounts payable, payroll, business license, revenue collection
  • budget development, management and treasury services
  • debt management
  • financial, audit and regulatory reporting
  • information technology
  • strategic planning and policy development
  • direct customer service to the City Council, City Staff and General Public

Additional Contact Information

  • Finance Director - Laura Pruneda, (831) 884-1221, email
  • Accounting Services Manager - Alma Gonzalez, (831) 884-1274, email
  • Financial Analyst - Mary McGuinness (831) 884-1219, email
  • Financial Analyst - Roger Sattoof (831) 884-1203, email
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable - Melanie Hernandez (831) 884-1279, email
  • Payroll Technician - Janet Villavisencio (831) 884-1233, email