Department Overview & Functions
The Finance Department is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the financial systems, records and functions of the Village in accordance with applicable laws, ordinances, policies and procedures. The Finance Department's primary functions include the monitoring and reporting of the Village's financial state through cash and debt management, collection of revenues, payment of expenses, utility billing and insurance. The Finance Department has two divisions: Accounting and Utility Billing.
Accounting The Accounting Division is responsible for the accurate recording and reporting of the Village's financial activity. To accomplish this, staff coordinates all aspects of the accounts payable and accounts receivable processes and works with all Village departments to ensure proper purchasing procedures are followed. Staff also monitors financial activity to ensure the budget, as adopted by the Village Board, is followed. The Accounting Division is also responsible for the preparation and presentation of the annual audit, budget and property tax levy.
Utility Billing The Utility Billing Division is responsible for invoicing residents for water usage, sanitary sewer maintenance and garbage service on a bi-monthly basis. This division is also responsible for the investigation and resolution of customer concerns regarding utility bills.