Finance Committee


The Finance Committee consists of seven to nine members who each serve a three-year term. They customarily prepare for and participate in approximately 10 after-work meetings annually.

Primary responsibilities and duties of the committee include:
  • Review of the annual budget and make recommendations to the City Council prior to its adoption
  • Review the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) annually
  • Review of the annual independent audit of the City's finances and forwarding comments to City Council
  • Advising the City Council on other financial matters impacting the City as requested by the City Council or staff
To find out more about the roles and guidelines of appointed and elected City positions, read A Citizens Advisory Guide to Boards, Committees and Commissions.


  • Richard Kutta, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Adam Shulenburger, Committee Member
  • Marjorie Richter, Committee Member    
  • Ronald Abeles, Committee Member  
  • Tim Fogerty, Committee Member
  • Philip Hellwege, Committee Chair
  • Larry Potashnick, Committee Member    
  • Heather Silverman, Council Liaison - Ward 1
  • Tracy Brothers, Recording Secretary