Finance Department


Address
10 Court Street, Bristol, US
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Telephone
253-7000
Fax
253-1570
E-mail

The Finance Department is responsible for the collection of Town taxes, the payment of bills and processing of payroll for Town employees.

The Department is also responsible for recording and maintaining the Town's financial records, as well as managing cash.

Procedure for Adopting Town Budget:

Each department head, including the Town Clerk, Boards, Commissions and agencies must submit estimates of proposed expenditures to the Town Administrator and the Town Treasurer.

The Town Administrator and Town Treasurer prepare and submit budget recommendations to the Town Council.

The Town Council may alter the budget recommendations as submitted by the Town Administrator and the Town Treasurer.

The Town Council holds a public hearing on the proposed budget. The Town Council may alter the proposed budget and then adopt a final budget.

A special Town Meeting may be called, by petition, to reconsider any items for expenditure in the Operating Budget or Capital Budget as approved by the Town Council.