Financial Management

The Finance department, under the direction of Chief Financial Officer, Frank Donato III, is responsible for all financial and reporting functions for the City of Ocean City as regulated by the State of New Jersey. These functions include:

  • Budget Controls
  • Operating & Capital Budgets
  • Debt and Treasury Management
  • Billing and collection of general revenues
  • Tax Billing and Collection
  • Property Assessment
  • Oversight of the Beach Fee, Municipal Airport, Parking lot / Parking meter, and Transportation Operations.
  • Payment of bills, claims and demands
  • Internal Controls
  • Providing guidance and support to the mayor, council members and department heads


City Budget

  •     2007 City Budget FILE
  •     2008 City Budget FILE
  •     2009 City Budget FILE
  •     2010 City Budget FILE
  •     2011 City Budget FILE
  •     2012 City Budget FILE
  •     2013 City Budget FILE
  •     2014 City Budget FILE
  •     2015 City Budget FILE
  •     2015 User-Friendly Municipal Budget FILE
  •     2016 City Budget FILE
  •     2016 User-Friendly Municipal Budget FILE
  •     2017 City Budget FILE
  •     2017 User-Friendly Municipal Budget: FILE
  •     2018 City Budget FILE
  •     2018 User-Friendly Municipal Budget: FILE
  •     2019 City Budget FILE
  •     2020 City Budget FILE
  •     2021 City Budget FILE

City Annual Financial Statements

City Annual Audits

Ocean City, NJ Community Development Block Grant Program Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Community Development Block Grant 2021 Program Year Annual Action Plan

2020-2024 Capital Plan

2020-2024 Capital Plan Presentation




Revenue Collection


Boat Ramp

Parking Regulation

Transportation Center

46th StreetPost Office

Tax Assessment
Tax Collection
Beach Fees

Contact the Finance Department


Christine D. Gundersen, MBA

  • Manager of Capital Planning

  • Municipal Housing Liaison

  • Capital Grants Coordinator

(609) 525-9360

Please be sure to visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information

General Information
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
861 Asbury Avenue
Ocean City,