Financial Advisory Board

About the Board

The Financial Advisory Board conducts a review of the proposed annual budget and long-term financial plan for the City to assist the City Council in making decisions on major expenditures and revenue sources. Develops a long-term financial plan for the City, conducts an annual review of the City's investment policies and gives consideration to the managing of the City's financial reserves to assure maximum returns on approved investments. Reviews the annual audit and management letter and provides the City Council with recommended changes in financial practices. Reviews and makes recommendations on all proposed bonds or other debt instruments to be issued by the City.

Enabling Legislation

E.C.M.C. 2.04.300


Ruth Cazden
Farhad Farahmand - Vice Chair
William Ktsanes
Dick Patterson - Chair

Council Liaison

Gabriel Quinto

Staff Liaison

Mark Rasiah, Finance Director


7:30 p.m., 4th Tuesday of each month
(Currently Meeting via Zoom)
City Hall, Council Chambers
10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito

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