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Administration & Finance

Administration & Finance 


City Hall Room 201
455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 799-1180, Fax: (508) 799-1203
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM



The Department of Administration & Finance is comprised of the Budget Division, Purchasing Division, Treasurer & Collector Division, Assessing Division and the Technical Services Division. The mission of the Department is to:

  • Oversee all aspects of Worcester's financial functions and to achieve and complete the missions of the Assessing, Technical Services and Treasury Divisions.
  • Act as the City's receipting and disbursing agent of public financial assets in order to maximize the utilization and safekeeping of City funds.
  • Prepare and monitor each fiscal year's capital, grant and tax levy budgets.
  • Perform financial analyses on various projects and annual City programs.
  • Perform all appropriate grant administration services.
  • Coordinate grants acquisition to design and assist to identify and prioritize critical areas for state and federal funding; research legislation that furthers the departments' long-range goals and mission; write proposals; and secure funds for programmatic, capital and operational needs.
  • Procure materials, supplies, equipment and services at the lowest possible cost consistent with the quality necessary for the proper operation of various City organizations, thereby attaining the maximum value for each public dollar spent.

The Department of Administration & Finance manages all operating revenues, expenses and financial planning decisions for the City of Worcester. Emphasis is placed on using technology to streamline financial and operational information flow.

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