Overview of Services:
The Finance Department consists of 3 employees who are responsible for the fiscal activities of the Town. The department is divided into functional divisions including accounting/payroll, business licensing and processing, budget, and tax billing and tax payment processing. Preparation of financial reports, investment of Town funds, and management of debt issuances are other key departmental tasks. The department strives to maintain the fiscal integrity of the Town in accordance with Town ordinances, State and Federal laws, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
The Finance Department exists to provide the highest attainable level of citizen-employee service while managing all aspects of the town’s finances in an open, accountable and timely manner in accordance with the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act, the General Statues of the State of North Carolina, Federal laws and regulations, and sound principles of accounting and cash management in a creditable manner worthy of distinction and excellence.
Heather N. Taylor
Assistant Town Manager-Finance/HR Director
Cynthia J. Broome
Tax Collector/Senior Accountant