Finance Department

The City of Avon Lake has a separate Finance Department, with the Director of Finance performing the duties of Treasurer, Auditor, Risk Manager, and Purchasing Agent. The Director of Finance is appointed by the Mayor to maintain books and records, report revenues and expenditures, and fund balances for both the City of Avon Lake and the Avon Lake Municipal Utilities.

Two clerks in the department are responsible for all aspects of payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts and fixed asset tracking. The department is rounded out with an administrative assistant whose duties include City Hall’s main switchboard operator, insurance liaison, tracking and collection of past due garbage billings and assisting various department heads administratively. 

Finance FAQs

How do I pay my City of Avon Lake Income Taxes?

All questions concerning City of Avon Lake Income Taxes can be answered by following the RITA link. The City of Avon Lake’s income tax ordinance, RITA rules and regulations and various tax forms can be obtained by following the link:

How do I pay my property taxes?

All questions concerning City of Avon Lake Property Taxes can be answered by following the Lorain County Auditor link. Under “Sections” click on “Real Estate and Taxes” then “Frequently asked questions for tax collections” for a comprehensive explanation on the process.


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