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Director of Finance
Kathryn Downs
701 E. Carson St
Carson, CA 90745
Phone: (310) 952-1755

The Finance Department provides both internal service to the City organization; and external service to the City's residents, businesses, vendors and other interested parties. The Department provides staff support to the Utility Users' Tax Citizens Oversight Committee. Finance works in conjunction with the City Treasurer's office; which receives, invests, and disburses City funds.

Finance Divisions

Learn more about the City's Finances!

  • The current budget document includes a narrative overview with discussion of
    • Revenue sources and trends
    • Cost of services provided
    • Capital Improvement Program
    • Five-Year Model
    • Employee compensation
    • Budget cycle and process
  • The Annual Budget page includes a Budget-in-Brief document
  • The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) includes the City's audited financial statements and statistical data

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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