Administration

City Hall The City Administrative Offices consists of several departments.  They are General Administration, City Clerk, Finance, and Planning.

General Administration focuses on the general management of the city and direct support of the elected City Council, and it includes administration of contracted services such as legal counsel, planning, and engineering services.

The City Administrator is appointed by the City Council and serves as the chief executive officer of the organization.

The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for the records management system of the city as well as providing election services and has custody of the City Seal.

The offices of the City Administrator, City Clerk, and City Council can be found at 100 North C Street, at the northwest corner of C Street and Pine Street, alongside the Police Department.

The Finance Department is responsible for all financial management services and activities provided by the city.  This includes payroll, accounts payable, business license, fixed assets, and general accounting and auditing of the city.

The Planning Department is responsible for processing zoning requests, conditional use permits, site plan reviews, subdivision work, tenative and final maps, annexation requests, and environmental impact reports.

Both Finance and Planning can be found at 137 North F Street, alongside the Community Services Department, which includes Recreation, Dial-A-Ride, Animal Control, and other services.

For more information on Exeter, please call 559.592.3710 or visit Exeter City Hall at 137 North F Street, Exeter, CA  93221
Office hours are generally 8:00am – 4:30pm,  but some offices may vary.

Exeter City Plan

Exeter City documents are available for download here.

Finance Department

137 N. F Street
Exeter, CA  93221
(559) 592-2755
Director:  Sheri Emerson

The Finance Department is committed to:

  • Analyzing the city’s financial position and develop short and long range plans to ensure financial viability.
  • Providing high quality financial reporting and budget presentations.
    Advising city management on business factors affecting the city’s fiscal environment.
  • Ensuring the security and proper disbursement of funds through effective appropriation management.
  • Administering the business license and occupancy tax ordinances including annual renewals, new licenses, complaints, and coordination with state agencies.
  • Providing staff training to ensure the division’s technical capabilities remain current.
  • Develop and update effective administrative policies to maintain internal controls.
  • Ensuring that city departments obtain the materials and services needed, within budget, and in compliance with procurement policies.
  • Maximizing investment earnings while safeguarding public funds as established by the City Investment Policy and state law.