Finance Commission

The purpose of the Finance Commission is to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters pertaining to financial planning.

Members and Appointments

The Finance Commission consists of seven (7) members, preferably with a professional finance or budgeting background.  Each City Council Member shall appoint one member of the Board to serve the same term as the City Council Member.

Commission Members

Frank Lo Grasso, appointed by Erik Peterson
Stephanie Gledhill, appointed by Kim Carr                                                           
Tony Strickland, appointed by Michael Posey
Lawrence Owen, appointed by Barbara Delgleize
Robert Sternberg, appointed by Dan Kalmick
Jamie Craver, appointed by Natalie Moser
Janet Michels, appointed by Rhonda Bolton

Meeting Times and Dates

The Finance Commission meets bi-monthly or six times a year at 5:00 p.m. in Meeting Rooms B-7 / B-8 of City Hall as follows:  

January – Mid Year Budget Review and Budget Kickoff
March – Year End Audit, Single Audit, and New GASB Standards Review
May – CIP and Infrastructure Calculation Review
July – Adopted Budget Review
September – Investment Update & Debt and Refinancing Opportunities
November / December – Year-End Review

All meetings are open to the public and special meetings may be called in conformance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.


In the event a member retires or is unable to complete his / her term, an appointment shall be made to fill the remainder of the unexpired term.  For current vacancies, check out the Notice of Vacancies page.   To apply to become a member, please fill out the Boards & Commission Application.

Agenda & Minutes


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