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

Street Resurfacing
12/12/2014  Over the next four weeks, streets in the Temple Hills and Arch Beach Heights areas will receive a protective coating of slurry seal. Residents will be notified by door hanger seven days in advance of street closures. Project scheduling information is posted on the City’s website at the following link:

Field Maintenance and Park Closures –
12/12/2014  Annual maintenance and turf renovations at Riddle Field began on Monday, December 8. The field will remain closed through February 1, 2015. Maintenance at Bluebird Park will begin on Monday, December 22. The grass area will be closed for two weeks and will re-open on January 5, 2015. If you have any questions, please call Alexis Braun, Recreation Supervisor, at (949) 497-0762.

Appointment of Nancy Balmer-Csira to Zoning Administrator
12/12/2014  I am pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Balmer-Csira to the permanent position of Zoning Administrator. Nancy has been employed in the Zoning Division since 2003 when she was first hired as a consultant. She was appointed as a full-time Senior Planner in 2004 and a Principal Planner in the Zoning Division in 2007. Since the retirement of Liane Schuller this past February, Nancy has served as the Acting Zoning Administrator and done an outstanding job. She has a background in architecture and is a registered architect in California. Her skills and experience are well suited for the Zoning Administrator position and working closely with architects, designers and the Design Review Board to serve the community. Nancy is also a resident of the City of Laguna Beach.

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