The duties of City Treasurer are outlined in NRS 266.500-525. The Office of the City Treasurer was established under City of Fernley Ordinance #2001-0005 (PDF). The Finance Department performs the duties of City Treasurer in addition to other administrative duties prescribed by the City Council.
The City Treasurer serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Budget Officer for the City, oversees payroll and data processing functions in the City, manages the operation of the Finance Department and provides related assistance to the City Manager.
The Finance Department provides financial management, internal control, and guidance to the City Manager, Mayor, and City Council. The Finance Department is composed of three divisions: