Utility Billing: 803-283-2489 Ext 1

The Finance Department administers the financial and treasury affairs of the City; managing revenues, expenditures, investments, accounting, budget, and debt. As such, the department provides the City’s departments and residents with dependable and efficient quality services in billing and collection of City services, cash management, and other fiscal functions in accordance with legal and professional standards. The Finance Department consists of two divisions: Finance and Utility Services.

Technical areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Revenue, Expenditure & Cash Flow Projections
  • Financial reporting
  • Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)
  • Periodic Financial Reports
  • Utility Services
  • Billing & Collection for Water, Sewer & Garbage
  • Account Maintenance

Department Goals:

  1. To ensure the safety and security of the City’s assets;
  2. Demonstrate accountability, transparency and objectivity;
  3. Provide the financial and accounting resources necessary to support goals and operations of City departments;
  4. Develop, demonstrate and enforce sound financial and internal control policies & procedures; and
  5. Provide quality customer service

The employees in the Finance Department strive to provide efficient, high quality information and support to the residents, community at large and other city departments. We welcome your comments, suggestions and questions; contact the City’s Finance Director, at (803) 283-2489, Option 0, then 3 or by email at finance@lancastercitysc.com

FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

FY 23-24 Fee Schedule

FY 23-24 Approved Budget


FINANCIAL REPORTING & ACCOUNTABILITY

The most recent Annual Comprehensive Financial Report contains valuable information as it relates to the overall financial health of the City as of the end of the last completed fiscal year.

ANNUAL AUDIT

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013 

2012

2011 

2010


Monthly Finance Reports provide revenue and expenditure information by fund, major revenue groups and city departments. Additionally, monthly reports provide information concerning the City’s actual performance in the current fiscal year as it compares to budgetary expectations.

Monthly Finance Reports

March 2024 MFR

February 2024 MFR 

January 2024 MFR

December 2023 MFR

November 2023 MFR

October 2023 MFR

September 2023 MFR

August 2023 MFR

July 2023 MFR


Monthly Check Registers include the vendor, amount paid and a brief description of the purchase for our citizens to review.

Check Register

MONTHLY CHECK REGISTER

May 2024 APCR

April 2024 APCR

March 2024 APCR

February 2024 APCR

December 2023 APCR

November 2023 APCR

October 2023 APCR

September 2023 APCR

August 2023 APCR

July 2023 APCR

June 2023 APCR

May 2023 APCR

April 2023 APCR

March 2023 APCR

February 2023 APCR

January 2023 APCR

December 2022 APCR

November 2022 APCR

October 2022 APCR

July 2022 APCR