Accounting Department

Duties & Responsibilities

The Board of Selectmen appoints the Town Accountant.  It is the legal obligation of the Town Accountant to oversee all the financial activity of the municipality and to maintain all of the municipality's financial records, to review all bills and payrolls to ensure that they are within the budget and are lawful and not fraudulent expenditures. The Town Accountant retains custody of all municipal contracts and prepares the financial reports for the municipality.  Primarily working directly with other town departments, the Accounting office has limited contact with the public.