21 S. State Street
Westerville, Ohio 43081-2119
Phone: (614) 901-6440
Fax: (614) 901-6448
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Finance Department ensures that city operations conform to generally accepted financial accounting and management principles. This department has oversight responsibilities for cash management, debt administration, income tax administration, utility billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll processing.
The City of Westerville 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is now available. The Auditor of State's report for 2015 can be viewed HERE.
The City received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for its 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. A copy of the award letter can be reviewed HERE.
The City of Westerville has strong financial operations, as recognized by a rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investors Service, an AAA rating from S&P and an AAA rating from Fitch. Westerville’s financial position can be attributed to the conservative nature of City Council and the administration, coupled with the considerable growth seen over the last several years. Westerville also continues to benefit from a strong local economy. Taxable resources, including assessed property valuations and income levels, continue to show consistent growth.
|Westerville Credit Rating Reports|
|Standard & Poor's October 2016 Report|
|Moody's Investor Service October 2016 Report|
For the 32th consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City for its comprehensive 2014 annual financial report. The GFOA award, earned by less than 2% of the nation's government entities, demonstrates a constructive spirit of financial disclosure to the community it serves.
Past Annual Financial Reports for Viewing
- 2014 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
- 2014 Auditor of State Report [PDF]
- 2013 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
- 2012 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
- 2011 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
- 2010 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
- 2009 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
- 2008 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
- 2007 Annual Financial Report [PDF]
2017-2021 Financial Plan
A complete summary of all projected operating and capital needs of the City for the next five years and includes estimated revenues from all sources. Also included in this plan is a compilation of narratives concerning the programs and priorities of various operating departments and divisions of the City.
2017- 2021 Capital Improvement Plan
A comprehensive look by year and by fund of key facility, equipment, and infrastructure investments proposed over the next five years. Click links below for plan summaries, general capital improvements, electric, water, sewer, fire, parks and recreation department capital project plans for each of the five years.
- CIP 2017- 2021: Intro, 2017 Projects & Appendices [PDF]
- CIP 2017- 2021: 2018 – 2021 Projects [PDF]
- CIP 2017- 2021: Reserve Projects [PDF]
Capital Financing & Debt Policy
The capital financing and debt policy provides comprehensive guidance for future decisions regarding financing of capital projects including the appropriate use of debt. The City’s legacy of financial stability is built upon a conservative approach to spending as well as a long-term commitment to full and timely repayment of debt.