Dawna Schneiter, Finance Director
The Finance Director and Deputy City Treasurer are responsible for full-service accounting and internal financial operations, including accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, and investment portfolio management for the City of Leadville. Additionally, The City of Leadville has hired an Administrative Assistant and Human Resources technician to aid in the finance department.
The Deputy City Treasurer is responsible for managing the City’s budget process, and administering approved budgets, as well as collecting, analyzing, and reporting financial data; reporting such data to City Council, creditors, and the general public in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
The City Treasurer provides fiscal support to all city departments and ensures the fiscal affairs of the City are efficiently and effectively managed in accordance with city policies and state and federal statutes. In brief, as custodian of public funds, the Treasurer is responsible for managing and safeguarding the City’s financial resources.
The City of Leadville also elects or appoints an elected city treasurer. Elsa Tharp was appointed to the vacancy in December 2016. The city treasurer shall coordinate with the designated deputy treasurer to ensure that all of the treasurer's duties are fulfilled by or through the deputy treasurer and those established by council resolution or by contract. The City treasurer can be reached at the above email address.
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