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city of Alton, Illinois
City of Alton, il
101 E 3rd Street Alton, IL 62002
(618) 463-3500
 

Jeannie Cowan

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Comptroller
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3550
FAX: 618.463.2890



Payroll Department

101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3546
FAX: 618.463.2890



Sewer Billing Department
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3550
FAX: 618.463.2890

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M

City Comptroller

Description of the City Comptroller's Office

The Comptroller’s Office is responsible for all financial and accounting functions of the City.



Principal responsibilities include: 

  • Annual budget preparation
  • Annual tax levy preparation
  • Maintenance of all General Ledger accounts
  • Processes all cash disbursements
  • Issues and processes purchase orders
  • Sends out and receives all RFP’s/bids
  • Administration of the City’s Risk Management Program
  • Liability and property claims
  • Workmen’s compensation claims
  • Loss prevention/safety programs
  • Payroll and related reporting requirements
  • Utility billing and collection
  • Co-ordinates with outside auditing firm for annual audit

 

The Comptroller’s Office continually strives for accuracy, honesty, accountability, transparency  and efficiency to provide the best service possible for employees and the public.

 

Total Compensation Package Information


Pursuant to the requirements of 5 ILCS 120/7.3, please click here for the total compensation package information for employees for FY 2016-2017.

(updated May 29,2016). 



City Budget

Fiscal Year 16-17

To view a copy of the FY16-17 City Budget, please click here.

Fiscal Year 15-16

To view a copy of the FY15-16 City Budget, please click here.

To view a copy of the FY15-16 City Audit, please click here.

To view a copy of the FY15-16 City Amended Budget, please click here.

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101 E. 3rd Street | Alton, IL
618.463.3500

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