Department of the Treasurer

Thank you for visiting our website. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the many services provided through the Treasurer's office. I would like your experience to be a pleasant one, and I will be happy to assist you in any way I can.

- Jon Satkowiak, Treasurer

Facts About the Treasurer's Department

  • The Treasurer's Department consists of the treasurer, deputy treasurer and utility billing clerk.
  • The department is responsible for all revenue collections including taxes, utility billing, special assessments and all other fees.
  • The department is responsible for investment of all surplus funds.
  • The department maintains all financial records and oversees the yearly audit by a contracted certified public accountant (CPA) firm.
  • Under the direction of the City Manager, the department coordinates the development and administration of the City's annual budget.
  • The department is responsible for the accounts payable for the City.

Genesee County Tax and Assessment Information

Revenue Collection


The department is always willing to respond to taxpayer inquiries in person or by phone. Taxes are levied July 1 and December 1 of each year. About 6,000 tax bills are mailed each year.

The City Treasurer collects and distributes your property tax bill for the following entities:

  • State of Michigan
  • Mott Community College
  • Fenton, Lake Fenton and Holly Schools
  • Genesee County
  • Oakland County
  • Genesee County Library
  • Bishop Airport
  • Mass Transportation Authority
  • Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation
  • City of Fenton
  • Genesee County and Oakland County Intermediate Schools

Utility Bills

Utility bills consist of water, sewer and recycling. The utilities are billed on a quarterly basis. Residents should receive a bill approximately the first of January, April, July and October.


The City's fiscal year end is June 30th. After the annual audit, a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is compiled. This report is available for public review at City Hall.


Each City Administrator is responsible for compiling a budget for their departments. After review by the City Manager, the budget is presented to City Council. The annual budget must be adopted by City Council by the 3rd Monday in May for the coming fiscal year.

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