City Treasurer

The City Treasurer is elected and serves a four-year term. Working in a part-time capacity, her responsibilities include;

  • Chief Investment Officer;
  • Banking services;
  • Ensures compliance with laws governing public funds (limited to the annual audit by an outside CPA firm);
  • Assessment District Trustee including oversight of Fiscal Agent and District Administrator; 
  • Monitors cash flow;
  • Receives cash receipts;
  • Oversees cash disbursement to verify authorization;
  • Conducts the Transient Occupancy Tax and Business Improvement District program reviews.

The Deputy City Treasurer is a highly qualified citizen of Laguna Beach who works on a pro bono basis.

In 2014, the City of Laguna Beach investment Policy received the “Certificate of Excellence” award from the Association of Public Treasurer’s of the United States and Canada and was certified by the California Municipal Treasurers Association.

Investment Policy 

Investment Reports

To contact City Treasurer, Laura Parisi, CPA, CCMT, CFIP call (949) 497-0327 or email

Miocean Foundation Contribution
1/23/2015  The Gaviota Drive Urban Water Diversion Unit has been successfully installed. The City has received a check for $50,000 from the Miocean Foundation toward the installation of the project. We thank Miocean Foundation for their contribution and applaud them for their support of projects that can make an immediate difference to Ocean water quality in Laguna Beach. In most years the City’s diversion systems prevent more than 8 tons of pollutants from reaching the ocean.

Community Emergency Response Team
1/23/2015  There are still seats available for the class starting Wednesday, March 25. Classes will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The CERT program consists of 25 hours of classroom and hands-on training. It concludes with an exercise drill to apply the skills and knowledge obtained during the classroom sessions. Training topics include Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations, plus many more.

2015 Seasonal Rookie and Ocean Lifeguard Tryouts
1/23/2015  Tryouts will be held at Main Beach on Saturday, February 28, 2015 and Saturday, March 14, 2015. Attendance at one test session is required. Sign-in begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Main Beach Lifeguard White Tower. Candidates must be ready to enter the water promptly at 9:00 a.m. Exceptions or late arrivals cannot be accommodated. The City’s online application procedure must be completed and application submitted prior to the filing deadline of Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

City Treasurer
Laura Parisi, CPA, CCMT, CFIP
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: (949) 497-0327