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City Departments

Financial Services

Financial Services Department

The Financial Services Department is responsible for the timely, accurate and systematic recording, deposit, investment and disbursement of moneys proprietary to the City of Winter Haven. Please explore the documents below to learn more about City revenues and expenditures.

Proposed 2020/2021 Budget Highlights



Current Adopted Budget:  This budget book is compiled and distributed October 1st of each year. It includes detailed budgeted revenues and expenses line item for each division in FUND order.

FY 2019-2020 GFOA Budget

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Budget:  This version of the budget book is submitted each December for consideration in the GFOA Annual Awards Program. It must meet certain criteria before being awarded this distinction. The format is slightly different and is comprised in department order highlighting missions, goals, core values, performance measures, workload indicators, achievements and objectives for each division.

Archived Budgets:

 Budget Amendments:

BA2019_9882_Ordinance O-19-51

BA2019_8669_Ordinance O-19-35 EOY Adj

BA2018_1612_Ordinance O-17-61 EE Bonus Funding

BA2018_9783_Ordinance O-18-71 EOY Adj

Comprehensive Annual Financial ReportS (CAFR):

CAFR for Period ending 9/30/19

CAFR for Period ending 9/30/18

Click below for the LINK to our CAFR on the Florida Auditor General website:

Florida Auditor General

Vendor Information:

Organizational Donation Request Application:

City Hall Annex - Financial Services
551 3rd Street NWWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Contact Information
Fax: (863) 297-3027


Calvin T. Bowen
Financial Services Department Director
Debbie Tate
Assistant Financial Services Dept. Director
Bethany Owen
Procurement Officer
Cindy Stripling
Administrative Services Manager
Mary Zried
Budget Analyst
Judie Serode
Procurement Buyer
Kim Lieberman
Executive Assistant
Sherry Owens
Accounting Clerk II
Anna Harp
Accounting Clerk II