The Finance Department is made up of 3 units, the Income Unit, the Cashier Unit and the Expenditure Unit.
The units are distinct as far as function is concerned but they work together in ensuring that the council and departmental objectives are met.
The Treasury department is governed by The Urban Government Act of 1969, Rating Act of 1995, Urban Government Financial Regulations Act of 1969, the Public Procurement Act of 2011, and the Council’s own Financial Policies and Procedures.
The unit is responsible for ensuring that all rates are billed correctly and sent to the correct ratepayers at the beginning of the financial year
Ensuring that all rates are paid as and when they become due
If, any ratepayers default, the unit is responsible for ensuring that they are followed up as per the dictates of the Rating Act of 1995
User fees Income
The unit is also responsible for ensuring that all user fees are billed on time and paid
Some of the objectives and Mandates of the Department
To ensure sound and legal management and viability
Supply Chain Management
Income and Revenue
Creditors Control, Debt Collection and Free Services
Financial Planning and Budgeting