A strong local government must be accountable and transparent to all of its residents.

The operations of the City's Finance Department are under the direction of Vern Blaze, Finance Director. In addition to the Finance Director, the Finance Department consists of the individuals listed to the right under Contact this Department. The Finance Department sees to it that there is a careful and accurate accounting of monies budgeted for each department and that all State and regulatory guidelines are met. 

For more information, call City Hall at 216.524.4131

Read the Ohio Auditor of State's 2022 Financial Health Indicators Report here.

Contact this Department

Vern Blaze
Finance Director
6800 Brecksville Road
Independence, OH 44131

Maggie Osysko
Finance Administrator

Dennis Zdolshek

Procurement Coordinator

Anissa Hansen
Finance Specialist

Molly Snow
Finance Specialist