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

Old Top of The World Park Turf Removal
4/17/2015  In response to the need to reduce potable water usage, the City has turned off the water to the Old Top of The World Park turf. The grass will eventually die for lack of water. Design for renovation of that park will begin soon, and will focus on a low or not water usage design. The park renovation is expected to occur during the summer of 2016

Ocean Avenue and Beach Street Public Art Project
4/17/2015  Artist Kyungmi Shin will commence work on the installation of “Road Blossoms Laguna Beach” on Friday, April 17, 2015. The installation area, on the corner of Ocean Avenue and Beach Street, will be cordoned off during construction. The installation is expected to take three weeks to complete. The tree located in the planter will remain. A dedication ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. This project is funded by the lodging establishments and City of Laguna Beach Art-in-Lieu Fund.

Fencing Completed at End of Alta Laguna Blvd.
4/17/2015  A two rail fence at the northerly end of Alta Laguna Blvd. was completed this week. The fence is a two rail wood fence that matched the existing fencing around the Alta Laguna Park parking area and that is intended to discourage people from going into the open space area at night. The fence has a gate that will be locked each evening and opened each morning.

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