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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.


Current City Fiscal Year 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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:

  1. BA2018-1612 Ordinance O-17-61 Employee Bonus
  2. BA2018-9783 Ordinance O-18-71 Year End Adjustments
  1. BA2017-8911 Year End Adjustments
  1. BA2016-1692 Airport
  2. BA2016-3242 O-16-16
  1. BA2015-0135 On Call Benefit
  2. BA2015-0336 Capital Projects
  3. BA2015-5639 No 2
  1. BA2014-5707 O-14-27
  2. BA2014-1367 6th Terrace
  3. BA2014-5543 Equipment
  1. BA2013-2568 Main Street
  2. BA2013-4720 No 1
  3. BA2013-4735 No 2

Comprehensive Annual Financial ReportS (CAFR):

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


Debbie Tate
Assistant Financial Services Dept. Director
Calvin T. Bowen
Financial Services Department Director
Mindy Phares
Chief Accountant
Kristy Lastinger
Accounting & Payroll Specialist
Mary Zried
Budget Analyst
Cindy Hoodenpyle
Administrative Services Manager
Bob Bishop
Purchasing Manager
Judie Serode
Purchasing Buyer
Kim Lieberman
Executive Assistant
Anna Harp
Accounting Clerk II