Finance Department

Patti Gibson

Finance Director
Patti Gibson
(330) 637-4263

The Director of Finance shall have charge of the administration of fiscal affairs of the Municipality and the jurisdiction in such matters shall extend over all departments, commissions, boards, and over all officers and employees of the Municipality. She shall serve as financial advisor to the commissions of the municipality. She shall have authority and responsibility to examine and audit the accounts of all officers, employees, boards, and commissions of the Municipality. She shall have such other duties and powers as are given by law to the City Auditor and City Treasurer of a city which are not inconsistent with the provisions of the Charter. She shall assist the Mayor in the preparation of estimates, budgets, and appropriations; report to Council monthly or more often as required by Council concerning the financial affairs of the Municipality. She shall perform such other duties as the Mayor or Council may impose, consistent with the office of Director of Finance.

  • Audit Report for 2021/2022 released Nov 16, 2023
  • View the City of Cortland online checkbooks on OHIOCHECKBOOK.COM
  • The city was awarded the "Highest Achievement in Open and Transparent Government " (4 stars)  from the Ohio Auditor of State for years 2019 and 2020 for meeting every Sunshine Law requirement and implementing best practices.
  • The 2022 Financial Statements for the City of Cortland have been completed and filed with the State. They are available at the Office of the Finance Director, 400 N. High St. Cortland, Ohio 44410 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.