Business Services Branch

Ciara ClarkDeputy Assistant Director


The Finance & Purchasing Section is responsible for preparation of the annual Division budget, tracking budget and performance indicators on a monthly basis, processing other financial information along with managing purchasing operations for the Division. The Procurement Services Section is the service line’s resource for all procurement and contract-related activities for the division. Moreover, Procurement Services supports the mission of the City of Houston by purchasing quality goods and services at competitive prices, exercising financial stewardship for payment obligations to vendors, and providing responsive services to all TDO employees.


The Payroll and Benefits Section is responsible for timely processing of payroll and benefits related items for the Division such as timesheets, compensatory time, accrual balances, workers compensation information as well as various other payroll or benefits related items.

Fixed Asset Section

The Fixed Asset Section coordinates a wide variety of services for the Division, including motor vehicle reporting, parking assignments, physical inventory, and fleet management.

Safety & Training Section

The Safety Section is responsible for creating a safety-conscious work environment for TOD employees by conducting safety training and record keeping consistent with City of Houston objectives and national standards. This section assures safe and healthy work environments and responds to safety concerns of TOD employees.