The City Clerk also oversees the Purchasing and Finance Departments.
The Purchasing Department is responsible for the purchasing of commodities, equipment, and services at the lowest and best costs consistent with the item's current economic conditions. The Purchasing Department's mission is to safeguard the standard of quality, continuity of service, and the City's reputation for fairness and integrity.
The Finance Department provides sound stewardship of public resources and maintains the fiscal stability of the City of Gautier. It is responsible for preparing, forecasting, analyzing, recording, summarizing, and reporting financial transactions to the public. It also develops administrative and accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances and ensures the integrity of the City’s accounting system.