Kelso Finance and Utilities Department

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Finance and Utilities Department

Welcome to the City of Kelso Finance Department

The Finance Department directs all financial functions for the city.

  • Budgeting
  • Accounting
  • Debt Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Customer Services
  • City Clerk Duties
  • Office and Records Management
  • Information services
  • Human Resources

                    2017 Employee Handbook 

                    Civil Service Rules

           Collective Bargaining Agreements

                    Teamsters 2017-2019

                    Public Works 2016-2018

                    Kelso Police Association 2017-2019

                    KPD Records 2017-2019


This office provides financial services including accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, investments and cash management. The Finance Department also provides financial and budgetary reports for all departments and is responsible for preparation of the annual financial report and the city budget.

Preliminary Budget 2017-2018

2015-2016 Mid-Biennial Review Presentation

2017-2018 Budget

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Year Ended December 2016

The Customer service area provides utility billing, credit and collection, and customer service in support of the City's water, sewer, solid waste, and other utilities.

The Finance and Utility Department also issues business licenses and collects business and occupation (B&O) taxes for the City.

For more information please Contact our office.