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Department Director

Janet Watson
Director
of Finance

Janet Watson
314-290-8445
jwatson@claytonmo.gov

Finance

The Finance Department is responsible for coordinating and monitoring all fiscal matters concerning the City of Clayton.  In particular, the Department is responsible for purchasing; collecting revenues and paying expenditures; analyzing and monitoring the City's investments; developing the annual operating budget; providing the Board of Aldermen and the City Manager with short and long-term financial forecasts and advice regarding financial affairs of the City; administering the two City pension funds, property insurance and risk management; coordinating efforts with public accountants to accomplish an annual certified audit of the City's operation; overseeing all accounts receivable including ambulance billings, parking tickets and municipal court; and is the customer service center for City Hall where applications for all permits and licenses are processed.

Court related payments can be made by mail, in person or by credit card (MasterCard or Visa only) by calling 314-290-8441.  For Finance related payments call 314-290-8446.