The Finance Department assists the Parish President
in preparing and executing the parish budget and capital program.
This department, which was created by the Home Rule Charter
, is also responsible for disbursement of all funds in the parish treasury, preparation of monthly and annual financial reports and maintenance of records of parish indebtedness.
In an effort to promote transparency, the Finance Department posts recent approved parish budgets
and sales tax collections information
– St. Charles Parish Finance Director Grant Dussom, right, receives the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award at the Aug. 22, 2011 Parish Council meeting from Parish President V.J. St. Pierre Jr.