Finance


Welcome to the Financial Department. We are responsible for the management of the City’s financial affairs; the protection and advancement of the City’s fiscal position; and effective, efficient provision of related support services for Celina citizens and City operations.

  1. Jay Toutounchian

    Director of Finance
    Phone: (972) 382-2682

  2. Patricia Salazar

    Accounting Manager
    Phone: 972-382-2682

  3. Keith Jones

    Accounting Clerk
    Phone: 972-382-2682

Awards

CAFR

Government Finance Officers Association Financial Reporting Award Recipient

The City of Celina has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award is given to local governments that go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles to prepare comprehensive annual financial reports that evidence the spirit of transparency and full disclosure.

distinguished budget

Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Award Recipient

The award represents a significant achievement by the City of Celina. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the City had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. These guidelines are designed to assess how well an entity's budget serves as:

  • a policy document
  • a financial plan
  • an operations guide
  • a communications device

July 9, 2018, GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Letter