Enterprise Funds refer to the departments or city facilities that are run similar to businesses. What does that mean? The funds are self-sustaining, charge fees for their services and are NOT paid for by taxes.
The departments that operating utilizing Enterprise Funds are:
Solid Waste & Landfill
Water Utilities (Central Control/Water Production, Water Maintenance & Transmission, Wastewater)
Want to dive deeper into Enterprise Funds? Watch this video. Director of Administrative Services Juan Fuentes discusses how these types of funds are used and which departments utilize enterprise funds. These departments are set up to operate in a business model by charging fees directly to customers who use those departments’ services. Those fees provide the revenue each department uses to operate.