The Finance Department is responsible for financial reporting and management, financial planning and revenue collections. The Department assists the Town Council, the Town Manager, and other departments in accomplishing their goals and serving the public by providing timely, accurate, and complete financial reports. The department's staff handles a variety of assignments including providing an internal review of all transactions involving town funds, collection of town sales tax, lodging tax, managing accounts payable, and preparation of the town's annual budget and related documents.
Town Treasurer Services
The Finance Department is responsible for financial reporting and management, financial planning, revenue collections, payroll and account payables. Financial reporting and management activities include preparing financial statements, maintaining the accounting system and preparing annual financial reports in accordance with policies and procedures of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Financial planning responsibilities include development of five-year long range plans, preparation of the Town's annual budget and preparation of the annual audit operations.
Revenue collection activities consist of sales and property tax collections, charges for services, water and trash billing and other accounts receivables.
Accounts payable includes the maintenance of the Town's purchasing system, the issuing of payments and maintenance of the Town's vendor accounts.
Hard copies of various collection reports, the annual budget and audit, and all water and trash questions and concerns are available by contacting the Finance Department at (970) 827-5645 or by visiting our office at 302 Pine Street.