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

Police Citizen Academy to Start Thursday, September 4
8/14/2014  The Police Department’s 13 week Citizen Academy is still accepting applications until August 28, 2014. It takes place every Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is an exciting educational experience. See attached press release.

Tuesday, August 26 - Mobility Community Workshop
8/8/2014  A public workshop is scheduled on August 26 at the Laguna Beach Community & Susi Q Center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to obtain community input on recommendations for the Enhanced Mobility and Complete Streets Transition Plan. This meeting is to finalize the ideas and recommendations that were discussed and presented at the previous June 10, 2014, public meeting. The next step, after the August 26 public meeting, is to start working on the preparation of a draft plan. A subsequent meeting (including the Planning Commission and the Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee) will be held for draft plan public review and comments in October of 2014. The Final Plan will be reviewed by the City Council in early 2015.

Chief Of Police Announces Retirement
8/8/2014  After serving 38 years as a police officer in Laguna Beach, Chief Paul Workman announced his retirement earlier this week.

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