The Accounting, Purchasing and Billing sections of the Finance Department are located on the second floor of the City Hall Addition, 200 N. Center Street.
The Water and Collections section is located on the first floor of the City Hall Addition. This section is available to collect payments for water, sewer and garbage billing and miscellaneous billing. The staff can answer questions regarding water, sewer and assessment collections, bill inquiries and customer service. Please call: 919-580-4340. You can also visit our FAQ page by clicking here.
The Finance Department administers a 50 million dollar budget. The 19 employees assigned to this department:
Provide management of the City funds and investments
Maintains the accounts payable process
Prepares the Comprehensive Annual Finance Report and numerous other State mandated reports
Plans and administers debt policies and debt issues
Coordinates the risk management program
Purchases materials, supplies and equipment for all City departments
Performs the payroll processes for the City’s 500 employees
Schedules and bills monthly 15,000 customers for water, sewer and refuse services
Prepares invoices for the city’s water, sewer, storm drainage, and street assessments