Developing, implementing, and maintaining the City's financial systems in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles
Managing bonded indebtedness
Managing investments of cash balances
Preparing the City's annual budget
Processing and disbursing funds for payments
Processing cash collections
Publishing appropriate financial statements and reports
The Finance Department has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award is presented by the Government Finance Officers Association. In order to receive the award, the City must publish a budget document that meets program criteria such as a policy document, as an operations guide, as a financial plan, and as a communications device. The City of Kilgore has received the award for the Annual Operating Budget document for the fiscal years of 2006 through 2014.