The department is responsible for complying with a myriad of municipal finance laws and regulations as well as meeting the financial reporting requirements of the federal and state governments. These financial controls are essential in order to properly safeguard taxpayer dollars.
Services provided, but not limited to, include:
Citizen assistance programs
Financial status reports
Internal financial controls
Preparation of the 5-year capital improvement plan
Property tax and utility billing
Property valuation assessments
Additionally, the department oversees contract compliance, compliance with the uniform procurement act, and supports all aspects of the town's information technology, network operations, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and hears appeals on and enforces the collection of parking fines.