The Finance Administration Department oversees all of the fiscal activities of the city. The department is responsible for maintaining a governmental accounting and budgeting system that provides full disclosure of accurate financial information to both external users and internal management.
As the Director of Finance, Richard Summerlin oversees Finance Administration, Utility Billing, Purchasing, Human Resources and Municipal Court. Mr. Summerlin is passionate about ethical behavior and transparency. He welcomes you to browse the Finance website and hopes you find the information useful.
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Other responsibilities of the Finance Department include:
- Accounts payable
- Accounts receivable
- Annual audit preparation
- Budget development and coordination
- Cash and investments management
- Debt management
- Financial policies
- Financial reporting
- Unclaimed property
Awards & Achievements
The City is committed to financial transparency and accuracy in financial reporting. The City of Duncanville has been awarded a star for Traditional Finances through the Texas Comptroller’s Transparency Star Program. Also, the Finance department has earned the Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting for over 20 years!