The Finance Department oversees the financial operations of the District, develops and implements sound financial policies and practices, and coordinates the budgeting process. Various functions of the Finance Department also include: Accounts payable, property taxes, purchasing, Information Technology, and payroll.
Loranne Hilton, Treasurer (Financial Officer) - The Treasurer-collector is responsible for Undertaking the statutory duties of Financial Officer pursuant to the Community Charter, as may be amended from time to time. Duties include: receiving all money paid to the municipality; ensuring the keeping of all funds and securities of the municipality; investing municipal funds, until required, in authorized investments; expending municipal money in the manner authorized by the Council; ensuring that accurate records and full accounts of the financial affairs of the municipality are prepared, maintained and kept safe; exercising control and supervision over all of the financial affairs of the municipality.
Brigitte Lapierre, Finance Clerk - The Finance Clerk is responsible for maintaining the financial records of the municipality relative to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and property tax functions and for performing month end reconciliations and preparing year end and other reports as required and requested.
Audited Financial Statements - After the end of the year, the District's financial statements are prepared by staff and are audited by an independent accounting firm. By June 30th in each year, a municipality must hold a council or other public meeting for the purpose of presenting the statements. Notice of this meeting is given by publication in the local paper.