Working at the direction of the Mayor, the Finance Department is responsible for drafting the annual budget, ensuring that spending is kept within budget limits, paying the bills incurred by the City and making arrangements for regular independent audits   The Finance Department’s highly professional work is one of the keys to  keeping  Lambertville on a sound long-term fiscal path. The Department is open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 9 am to 4:30 pm.