Finance - City of Galena


Jennifer Schmidt
Finance Director
P 815.777.1050

The Finance Department, under the supervision of the Finance Director, is responsible for the following aspects of Galena's governmental affairs:

The Finance Department prepares timely and accurate financial information for analysis and decision making. Finance Department services include monthly and annual accounting, payroll, and analysis work; preparation of monthly and annual financial statements.

The Finance Department develops and maintains investment policies and strategies to maximize the City's funds while maintaining safety and liquidity. This includes overseeing debt structure in order to ensure that reasonable levels are maintained in relation to cash position and fund balances.

The Finance Department is responsible for payroll, employee health benefits, deferred compensation and other forms of benefits administration.


The City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
F 815.777.3083
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
About Us
The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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