The Department of Finance helps manage the town's accounts, payroll, treasury and other fiscal affairs. The…More department's responsibilities include making a summary of town expenditures, appropriations, and current balances of reserve and capital project funds.
The department then prepares a report with that information to be presented at regular meetings of the Board of Finance. The department also is responsible for preparing an accounting procedures manual relating to town government financial and accounting activities, which is then approved by a vote of the Board of Finance. Dorothy Bavin is thedirector of finance and Arthur Williams is the town's accountant and assistant treasurer.