803-283-2489 Ext 1

Office Number 803-289-1472

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
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
  • 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)283-9946 or by email at finance@lancastercitysc.com



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


2016   2017  2018   2019 2020

      2015          2014          2013          2012

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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

September 2021 Financial Report

August 2021 Financial Report

July 2021 Financial Report

20210630 CMFR

20210531 CMFR

20210430 CMFR

20210331 CMFR

20210228 CMFR

20210131 CMFR

December 2020 CMFR

November 2020 CMFR

October 2020 CMFR

September 2020 CMFR

August 2020 CMFR

July 2020 CMFR

June 2020 FMR

May 2020 FMR

April 2020 FMR

March 2020 FMR

February 2020 FMR

January 2020 FMR

December 2019 FMR

November 2019.FMR

October 2019 FMR

September 2019 Financial Report

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

Check Register


AP Check Report – 5791

AP Check Report – 1208

AP Check Report – 6782

AP Check Report – 1667

AP Check Report – 6353

AP Check Report – 1561

April 2021 APCR

March 2021 APCR