Kelso Finance and Utilities Department

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Finance and Utilities Department

Welcome to the City of Kelso Finance Department

The Finance Department directs all financial functions for the city.


This office provides financial services including accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, investments and cash management. The Finance Department also provides financial and budgetary reports for all departments and is responsible for preparation of the annual financial report and the city budget.  The city requires a current W-9 form for all vendors. Please see the letter to vendors for additional information.  Please forward these forms to

2021-2022 Preliminary Budget

Budget 2021-2022

Annual Comprehensive Financial Report Year Ended 2020

The Customer service area provides utility billing, credit and collection, and customer service in support of the City's water, sewer, solid waste, and other utilities.

The Finance and Utility Department also issues business licenses and collects business and occupation (B&O) taxes for the City.

For more information please Contact our office.