Financial services performed by the department are as follows:

  • Administration and coordination of District of Kitimat budgets
  • Administration and coordination of the District of Kitimat insurance program
  • Preparation of annual municipal financial statements for Council's approval
  • Accounts payable & receivable
  • Utility billing
  • Long term borrowing
  • Accounting

The District of Kitimat Finance Department is comprised of a staff of six:  Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer, Payroll Clerk, Data Entry Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk and Receptionist.

Many finance-related documents are also in the Download section at the bottom of this page.  Current municipal priorities may be determined by reading the latest Financial Plan and its associated objective and policy statements; and the previous year's Annual Report.

Materials Management

The Finance Department administers and maintains some 370 square metres (4,000 sq ft) of inside stores and an operating inventory of $325,000.  On average approximately 2,500 to 4,000 purchase orders are processed per year, totalling $3,200,000-$5,000,000.

The Materials Management function is performed by a staff of five:  Purchasing Agent, Assistant Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Clerk and two Stores Attendants.