The Village’s finance department controls the municipal budget, accounts payable, billing and property tax, and a variety of other functions. The Director of Finance is responsible to keep council informed about municipal financial needs and changes, as well as to oversee the budgeting process and the five year financial plan. Utility billing and property taxes, as well as statutory filing and reporting are all a part of the Director’s job.
The Finance Department is supported by the Accounting Clerk and an Administrative Clerk. The Municipality collects funds annually from various sources including property taxes, utility payments, service charges, and government grants. The Finance Department oversees the expenditure of these funds through the annual budget process. Financial functions also include purchasing of goods and services, controlling inventory, accounts payable, payroll, human resources, loans and investments, insurance, and the provision of property tax information.