Anthony Holland comes to Balcones Heights with over 15 years of experience in the public sector. During this time, he has served the cities of Johnson City, South Padre Island, and the Point Isabel Independent School District. Most recently, Anthony served as the Chief Administrative Officer/City Secretary for Johnson City. He was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City, along with managing their budget.
Anthony is a graduate of The University of the Incarnate Word, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Development. He is a native from the Rio Grande Valley and has lived in the San Antonio area for the last seven years. Anthony enjoys visiting South Padre Island in his free time to visit family and friends.
The Finance Department for the City of Balcones Heights strives to serve our community with a spirit of excellence, integrity and professionalism. The Department is committed to providing timely, accurate, clear and complete information and support to other city departments, citizens and the community at large while supporting the strategic goals and objectives of the City Council.
About the Department
The Finance department is responsible for all financial and accounting services and various financial reports-both internal and external, while adhering to the principles of customer service, quality, integrity, teamwork and collaboration. The department encourages cooperation with the other city departments as well as the personal and professional growth of its employees. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service to other departments, City Council and the citizens of Balcones Heights.
The Finance Department prepares and presents the budget, administers the budget during the appropriation period and the reporting of the actual activities as it relates to the budget. Services and other responsibilities include: cash and investment management, processing payments for supplies and services, fees collected for licenses and permits, court fine collections, tax collections, and payroll. The Finance Department complies with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP), Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements, and all applicable federal, state and city laws.