Finance Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 2 p.m.
  • Various Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • 1053 20th Place
    City Hall Council Chambers
    Vero Beach, FL 32960

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Ryan Bass, Chairman
    Appointed by Lange Sykes in November 2018
  • John Smith, Vice Chairman
    Appointed by Laura Moss in November 2018
  • Kathryn Barton
    Appointed by Harry Howle in November 2019
  • Scott A. Nuttall
    Appointed by Val Zudans in November 2019
  • Robert Jones
    Appointed by Anthony W. Young in November 2018
  • Daniel C. Stump, Alternate Number 1
  • Victor DeMattia, Alternate Number 2

Overview

The Finance Commission shall:

  • Make Recommendations as to Selection of Accounting Firms and Bond Counsel
  • Review and Advise the City Council on Any Loans
  • Review and Make Recommendations as to Budget Formats
  • Review City Investments
  • Review City Monthly Financial Statements and Reports and Advise the City Council of Any Negative Trends

Meetings & Action Items

The Finance Commission may be called upon from time to time by the City Council to provide oversight of any transaction. The Finance Commission may consult with the Finance Director and other City department heads and employees as it finds necessary. In performing its mission, the Finance Commission shall initiate its own proposals, make recommendations, and provide alternatives to the City Council. Any regular voting Commission member may request the City Clerk to coordinate with the Commission Chairman the placement of items on the Commission agenda and/or request a Commission meeting.

Meetings may also be called by the City Council to review issues prior to City Council deliberations. The Finance Commission shall meet at least once every quarter. An annual review of pension funds will be performed by the Finance Commission with recommendations made to the City Council. All members of the Finance Commission shall be residents of the City.