Finance & Budget


The Finance Division is responsible for the accounting, treasury functions, budgeting, reporting and fiscal controls of the City, including the water / sewer, stormwater and ambulance utilities. Other functions of the Accounting section include general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, local improvement district accounting, debt management, grant accounting and capital assets.

Services & Information

  1. Budget & Capital Improvement Program (CIP)

    The City of Kennewick prepares a biennial budget, which serves to allocate funding to the City’s programs and services for the next fiscal year.

  2. Code Enforcement

    Review information related to reporting and understanding the Codes in your community.

  3. Contact Us

    Contact Kennewick staff and departments with comments or questions.

  4. Customer Service

    One Stop Customer Service is where you can pay your water bill, get a building permit, apply for a business license, register for a recreation class.

  5. Financial Reports

    Browse a variety of financial reports including monitoring, monthly briefing and quarterly reports.

  6. Local Improvement District (LID) Information

    The Finance Department is responsible for all of the financial activities pertaining to Local Improvement Districts (LIDs) located within the City of Kennewick.

  7. Online Services

    Kennewick is committed to providing exceptional service to our citizens in the most efficient effective manner possible and has implemented several online applications that will make interaction with the City more convenient.

  8. Permits & Licensing

    View helpful resources for licensing and permits in your community.

  9. Purchasing Division

    Purchasing Divison is responsible for the procurement needs of all City Departments within the guidelines of State Law and City policy.

  10. Taxes

    Taxes are the City’s most important source of funding and include Sales & Use taxes, Property and Road taxes, Utility taxes, gambling taxes and admissions taxes.