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;
  • Assessment District Trustee including oversight of Fiscal Agent and District Administrator; 
  • Monitors cash flow;
  • 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

Nyes/Oro Canyon Fuel Modification Project
7/10/2015  The proposed Nyes/Oro Canyon Fuel Modification Project was appealed to the Coastal Commission this week. A “substantial issue” hearing has been tentatively set for the week of August 10, 2015, in Chula Vista to determine if the appeal has merit. Last week’s fire has only strengthened the City’s resolve to get this public safety issue abated. Representatives from the City will make their case before the Coastal Commission at this hearing with the hope of having the appeal denied.

Downtown Specific Plan Update Project
7/7/2015  The City and consultant MIG invite you to take a retail survey to provide feedback for the Downtown Specific Plan Update Project. Your feedback is important to us as we continue to evaluate retail uses and develop a better understanding of the various factors that impact the downtown’s retail potential. To access the survey, simply click on the following link: DSP Retail Survey. Thanks in advance for helping to shape the Downtown Specific Plan!

Former Laguna Beach City Manager Jim Wheaton passed away recently at age 85
7/2/2015  He served the City for eight years, from 1962 to 1970. A California native, Wheaton also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. After leaving Laguna Beach he served as City Manager in Corona for 19 years. He became Corona’s longest-serving City Manager before retiring in 1989.

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