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Robert J.. Gunter,
City Controller, CPA

1 NW Martin L King Jr Blvd
Civic Center Complex, Room 300
Evansville, IN 47708
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  • Business:  (812) 436-4919
  • Business Fax:  (812) 436-4926
  • TTY/TDD:  (812) 436-4928
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  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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City Controller

The City Controller serves as the chief financial officer for city government and manages the Finance Department.

The Controller’s primary responsibilities are to:

  1. Prepare separate accounts for city departments and record balance receipts and disbursements
  2. Authorize warrants for payments and record transactions
  3. Issue payroll and account forms for all departments
  4. Maintain records of bonds and indebtedness and authorize payments and record issuance
  5. Set the manner of salaries for payments
  6. Report to city legislative body as required by law
  7. Manage finances, report financial statements and accounts and invest funds
  8. Issue city licenses and collect revenues
  9. Audit all city accounts and restricted funds
  10. Prepare annual budget for fiscal body and annual report of fund balances, receipts and disbursements to the state


Our mission is to serve the City of Evansville citizens, taxpayers, and stakeholders by providing quality financial planning and management through the adoption of adequate and responsible legal and up-to-date policies and guidelines. Our goal is to always serve with integrity, accountability, consistency, and professionalism.


Click the links below to see the 2024 City of Evansville Budget: