Activities of the Department

  • Prepare annual year end consolidated financial statements.
  • Collect revenue.
  • Accounts payable of expenditures.
  • Bill out and collect property taxes and utilities.
  • Bill out and collect various accounts receivable.
  • Keep up to-date property tax assessment roll based on property changes, respond to property tax inquiries.
  • Implementation of frontage taxes on tax notices based on local improvement projects.
  • Prepare annual municipal property tax rates.
  • Collect, and then remit, property taxes on behalf of the Ministry of Finance, Regional District, Regional Hospital, BC Assessment and Municipal Finance Authority.
  • Administer home owner grants on behalf of the Province.
  • Prepare five year capital and operating plans.
  • Debt management.
  • Tax sales.
  • Regulate and monitor Town investments.
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll for Town employees.
  • Manage benefits for Town employees.
  • Prepare Finance related bylaws.
  • Prepare periodic financial analysis as requested by senior staff and Council.
  • Prepare monthly budget analysis and reports for department heads.
  • Complete required financial activities as per statute (Local Government Act).
  • Send financial information to the as required and requested.
  • Administer grants in aids as approved by Council.
  • Manage and operate municipal financial software (Vadim) and Town network hardware (Windows NT).