Our Purpose

The Finance Department consists of three divisions: Finance Administration, Financial Services, and Revenue Services (Water Department).

Finance Administration is charged with the following:

Collecting, investing, and safeguarding all public funds;
Maintaining market transparency by providing continuing disclosure with the help of our Investor Relations Provider - Digital Assurance Certification or, DAC, see Budgets and Financials for more information and a link to the DAC website;
Preparing routine financial reports and special reports as required by the manager, mayor, council, departments, and authorities;
Assists the City Manager in compiling and preparing the annual operating and capital improvement budgets;
Supervisory review over purchasing operations, revenue collecting operations, and accounting operations.

Financial Services is responsible to the Finance Director for keeping records of all financial transactions and for:

Preparation of retiree pension payments;
Making determinations on the propriety of disbursements in accordance with the law and approved appropriations;
All aspects of purchasing, printing and disposal of property;
Preparing monthly financial reports for City Council,
Preparing the City budget
Working with external auditors;
and making sure all cash is balanced by account and funds are invested.

Financial Services houses a printing facility that provides forms, copies of reports, brochures, pamphlets, door hangers, agenda books, budget books and many other requested printed and copied materials for all departments.

Finance

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Address

Finance Department
102 SW 5th street
(City Hall Annex)
Lawton, OK73501
United States

Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 to 5:00 Closed for Lunch (12 - 1)