Finance/City Recorder

City Hall

180 NE 2nd Street
Hermiston, OR 97838
Phone (541) 567-5521
Fax (541) 567-5530
E-mail: apalmer@hermiston.or.us

Mission Statement

To maintain the financial stability of the community, promote a service-oriented government and provide courteous and friendly services to the residents of the community.

Responsibilities and Activities

In addition to various administrative duties, the finance office is responsible for budget preparation and control, investment management, payroll and personnel information, city election information, and the billing and receipting of utility accounts, special assessments, and miscellaneous billings. The department maintains the detailed records to handle city management, account and debt management, the administration of the senior and disabled taxi program, the solid waste utility franchise, administration of land contract management for all roadway programs, and similar capital expenditures.

  • Amy Palmer, CPA, Finance Director/City Recorder
  • Lilly Alarcon-Strong, Executive Assistant/City Recorder
  • Crystal P. Inners, Human Resources Specialist
  • Barb McMahon, Accounting Assistant
  • Sabra L. Alleman, General Clerical
  • Lori Peterson, General Clerical
  • Holly Lambert, General Clerical

Public Records Request

Requests for public records should be made in writting to City Recorder Lilly Alarcon-Strong at City Hall located at 180 NE 2nd St., Hermiston, OR 97838 or by email at lalarcon-strong@hermiston.or.us .

Please visit www.hermiston.or.us/police/dispatch for Police Department Public Records Requests.


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