Patricia Varney has over 30 years of experience in government sector, of which 27 years has been in the capacity of Finance Director with three other municipalities in South Florida. Her experience besides accounting functions includes preparation and monitoring of City’s annual operating budget, develop five year capital improvement plan, investment of city’s surplus funds, and debt financing. Ms. Varney graduated from Barry University majoring in Business Management and she is a Certified Government Finance Officers at the State of Florida..
The Finance Department is responsible for accounts payable, payroll, cash receipts, grants reimbursements, budgeting, cash management, and debt management of the City. The Department provides internal controls, policy support, and financial information to the City Manager, departments, the public and other agencies. The department monitors spending and ensures the most efficient and effective use of City’s funds.