Finance & Risk Management

The Finance Department is responsible for the overall financial management of the City. This Department supplies support services to all other City departments, including accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cashiering, purchasing, budgeting, and data processing. The City Treasurer and is responsible for the investment of approximately $35,000,000 of City funds. 

The Finance Department also serves as the City’s Risk Manager. If you have any questions about risk management claims or our other services, call (858) 720-2460 or send an email to

To file a claim with the City, the City's Claim Form must be completed in its entirety and filed with the City Clerk's Office. 


Financial Reports

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) by Fiscal Year.

Solana Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Basic Financial Statements (and Supplementary Schedules)

RDA 2011

RDA 2010

RDA 2009

Successor Agency Documents

Fourth Amended Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule (As of 02-22-12) 

Notice Regarding Transmittal of the Housing Fund Due Dilligence Review for the Successor Agency of the City of Solana Beach

Successor Agency of the Former Solana Beach Redevelopment Agency: Due Dilligence Review of the Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund (DDR)

Notice Regarding Transmittal of the Non - Housing (Other RDA) Funds Due Dilligence Review for the Successor Agency of the City of Solana Beach

Successor Agency of the Former Solana Beach Redevelopment Agency: Due Dilligence Review of the Other RDA Funds (DDR

Oversight Board Documents

Resolution OBSA-001 Budget June 30, 2012

Resolution OBSA-002 1st Recognized Obligation Schedule

Resolution OBSA-003 Budget Dec 31, 2012

Resolution OBSA-004 2nd Recognized Obligation Schedule

Resolution OBSA-005 Agmt City & Successor

Resolution OBSA-006 Legal Counsel

Resolution OBSA-007 Meeting Schedule

Resolution OBSA-008 2nd Loan Agreement

Resolution OBSA-009 Budget June 30, 2013

Resolution OBSA-010 3rd Recognized Obligation Schedule

Resolution OBSA-011 Housing Fund Due Diligence Review

Resolution OBSA-012 Due Diligence for Other Funds (non-housing)

10-01-12 OBSA Agenda and Staff Report for DDR Low Mod Public Comment

10-09-12 OBSA Agenda and Staff Report for DDR Low Mod Public Comment

12-13-12 OBSA Agenda and Staff Report for DDR Other RDA Funds Public Comment

01-10-13 OBSA Agenda and Staff Report for DDA Other Funds

Resolution OBSA-013 (02-21-13) Admin Budget from 07-01-13 to 12-31-131

Resolution OBSA-014 (02-21-13) 4th ROPS (13-14A) 07-01-13 to 12-31-13

Solana Beach Form 13-14A (Approved)

Resolution OBSA-015 (10-17-13) Housing Asset Transfers

Resolution OBSA-016 (09-26-13) Public Improvement Agreement

Resolution OBSA-017 (09-26-13) Admin Budget

Resolution OBSA-018 (09-26-13) ROPS 13-14B

Resolution OBSA-019 (12-12-13) Long-Range Property Managment Plan

Resolution OBSA-020 (02-13-14) Admin Budget 07-01-14 to 12-31-14

Resolution OBSA-021 (02-13-14) Solana Beach Form 13-14B 14-15A 07-01-14 to 12-31-14

Resolution OBSA-022 (09-11-14) Public Improvement Agreement

Resolution OBSA-023 (09/11/14) Admin Budget

Resolution OBSA-024 (09-11-14) ROPS Jan-Jun 2015

Resolution OBSA-025 (02-23-15) Admin Budget 07-01-15 to 12-31-15

Resolution OBSA-026 (02-23-15) ROPS Jul-Dec 2015

Resolution OBSA-027 (09-10-15) ROPS Jan-Jun 2016

Resolution OBSA-028 (09-10-15) Admin Budget 01-01-16 to 06-30-16

Resolution OBSA-029 (01-14-16) ROPS Jul-Jun 2017

Resolution OBSA-030 (01-14-16) Admin Budget 07-01-16 to 06-30-17

Resolution OBSA-031 (01-12-17) Admin Budget 07-01-17 to 06-30-18

Resolution OBSA-032 (01-12-17) ROPS Jul-Jun 2018

Resolution OBSA-033 (06-01-17) Series 2006 Tax Allocation Bonds Refunding

Resolution OBSA-034 (06-01-17) Sucessor Agency and Del Rio Advisors LLC

Resolution OBSA-035 (06-01-17) Placement Agent Services Brandis Tallman LLC

Resolution OBSA-036 (06-01-17) Bond Counsel Services Quint and Thimmig LLP

Resolution OBSA-037 (06-01-17) Fiscal Consultant Services Fraser and Assoc

Resolution OBSA-038 (08-31-17) Refunding Bonds Issuance

Resolution OBSA-039 (01-23-18) Admin Budget 7-1-18 to 6-30-19

Resolution OBSA-040 (01-23-18) ROPS 7-1-18 to 6-30-19

Housing Successor Annual Report FY 2017-2018

Business Certificates

The Planning Department, Code Compliance and the Fire Prevention Division manage the policies, regulations and enforcement of Business Certificate requirements.  Click here for more information.  The Finance Department issues annual Business Certificate renewal forms, collects fees, and takes in new Business Certificate applications to forward onto the regulatory departments for zoning, fire and code compliance review.

Short Term Vacation Rental (STVR) & Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Information

The City of Solana Beach manages STVRs and collects TOT moneys from those businesses required to pay.  Our Planning and Code Compliance Departments manage the issuance, renewals and monitoring of STVRs.  The Finance Department receives reporting forms and processes receipts on behalf of the City. 

If you have billing questions, please contact the Finance Department. 

If you have a questions about the policy or regulations surrounding STVRs and TOTs, please click here or contact Planning or Code Compliance.


Finance Director & Risk Manager

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Ryan Smith
(858) 720-2460