Grove City Finance Department

The Department of Finance assures and enhances the fiscal integrity of the City through the Divisions of Fiscal Management, Fiscal Service and Tax Management.

  • Fiscal Management focuses on treasury management, grant administration, debt administration, internal and external audits, reporting and risk management.
  • Fiscal Service focuses on purchasing and budgeting management, payroll management, accounts payable and accounts receivable management.
  • Tax Management focuses on income tax, hotel/motel tax administration, surveillance of income, personal property, hotel and license taxes.

The City of Grove City enjoys an “Aa1” rating from Moody’s Investors Services, prepares Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting each year for the last 24 years.

The City is audited annually by the Office of the Auditor of State.

Our Location

City Hall
4035 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-277-3025
Fax: 614-277-3034
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The annual appropriation ordinance is required by Section 5.05 of the Grove City Charter. This document, approved by City Council, sets the spending level for all City operations during the fiscal year.

The tax budget is required by Section 5.02 of the Grove City Charter. This budget is used by the Franklin County Budget Commission to provide the City with an Official Certificate of Estimated Resources. This certificate establishes the amount of funds that may be appropriated during the fiscal year.

The CAFR includes financial statements and other financial and statistical data which conforms to generally accepted accounting principles as applicable to government entities. The intent of this report is to provide stakeholders of the City of Grove City with comprehensive financial data in a format that enables them to gain a true understanding of the City’s financial affairs while providing management with better information for decision making purposes.