City Treasurer

The City Treasurer is elected and serves a four-year term. The Deputy City Treasurer is a highly qualified citizen of Laguna Beach who works on a pro bono basis.  Working in a part-time capacity, the City Treasurer's responsibilities include;

  • Chief Investment Officer;
  • Banking services;
  • Ensures compliance with laws governing public funds;
  • 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.

In 2014, the City of Laguna Beach has 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 lparisi@lagunabeachcity.net

2014 Juried Fine Art Exhibition
7/25/2014  The Arts Commission is currently accepting submissions to the annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition at City Hall. The competition is open to Orange County artists 18 years of age or older with two dimensional works. The juror will be Jonathan Burke, President of the Laguna College of Art + Design. The first place winner will be awarded $1,000. Applications must be made on-line with a non-refundable entry fee of $25.

New Fire Division Chief
7/25/2014  The City has hired Edward S. Valdez to fill a vacant Fire Division Chief position. Chief Valdez will begin work on August 4, 2014, and will fill the Fire Marshal position that was vacated when Dan Stefano left to become the Fire Chief for the Costa Mesa Fire Department. Chief Valdez is presently a Command Staff Officer for the Los Angeles Fire Department and brings a vast amount of experience obtained while working in their training, dispatch, fire officer, and emergency medical services units during his career. Chief Valdez, and his wife, reside in Dana Point.

Arts Directory
7/25/2014  The Cultural Arts Department is currently accepting artist information for inclusion in the City’s Arts Directory. This on-line directory is free of charge and lists visual and performing artists residing, working or exhibiting in Laguna Beach. Artist information will be accepted through September 12, 2014.

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