Town of Highlands Comptroller's Office

Departmental Mission & Responsibilities

The Comptroller's office is the financial arm of the Supervisor's office and oversees all financial activities of the Town of Highlands and has the responsibility of safeguarding the Town's assets. 


The Town Comptroller has the following responsibilities
  • Oversee the finances of the Town's funds and districts.
  • Keep separate appropriation accounts as described by Town Law and prevent the over expenditure of such accounts.
  • Prepare the Town’s annual Operating Budget as the appointed Budget Officer.
  • Maintain accounts payable, cash management and financial reporting.
  • Prepare the Town’s Annual Financial Audit.
  • Oversee departmental budgetary compliance.
  • Oversee the Town’s computer systems and network.
  • Manage capital project financing.
  • Manage grant reimbursements.
  • Manage the activities of human resources, including payroll administration, retirement, workers’ compensation insurance, health insurance administration, disability and unemployment insurance.
  • Prepare the New York State Comptroller’s Office Annual Update Document.
  • Maintain the Town's website.
Town of Highlands Budgets
2023 2019 2015
2022 2018 2014
2021 2017 2013
2020 2016 2012

 

Informational Links
  • Information on Property Tax CapLink
  • New York State Retirement System | Link
  • 2022 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Report | Download Link
  • 2021 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Report | Download Link
  • 2020 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Report | Download Link
  • 2019 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Report | Download Link
  • 2018 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Report | Download Link
  • 2017 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Report | Download Link
  • 2016 Town of Highlands Annual Financial ReportDownload Link
  • 2015 Town of Highlands Annual Financial ReportDownload Link
  • 2014 Town of Highlands Annual Financial UpdateDownload Link
  • 2013 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Update Part IDownload Link
  • 2013 Town of Highlands Annual Financial Update Part IIDownload Link
  • 2012 Town of Highlands Annual Financial UpdateDownload Link
  • 2011 Town of Highlands Annual Financial UpdateDownload Link
Downloadable Forms