Administration, Finance, Policy & Urban Affairs is responsible for the resources and expenditures of the City of Buffalo. The office develops and administers the annual budget for the City’s General Fund, Board of Parking, Garbage / Recycling Enterprise Fund, Capital Projects, Water Board, Water Enterprise Fund and Water Authority. Quarterly fiscal analysis is created to inform and prepare recommendations to elected officials and constituents of the City. This information is incorporated into future year fiscal operations.
Also under this Department are the Divisions of Treasury and Collections, Purchasing, Inventory and Stores, Print Shop and Legislative Affairs.
Perform financial analysis and recommendations of City of Buffalo projects and operations
Keep abreast of State and Federal regulations affecting the City of Buffalo and its finances
Study methods and operations in order to improve efficiency, quality and effectiveness
Represent the Mayor in fiscal matters with local, state and federal governments
The Division of Purchase is the City of Buffalo's central purchasing agent for supplies, materials, equipment, insurance and contracts for service. Purchasing secures goods and services from the lowest responsible bidder on the basis of price, specifications, product evaluation, and delivery
Accurately receive, receipt and deposit all monies for the City of Buffalo; act as a trustee for Trust and Agency accounts
Oversee the Collections Division in the preparation of financial statements, evaluations and reports on persons or organizations indebted to the City of Buffalo
Provide citywide printing services in a timely manner