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City of Laconia Finance Department


Mission Statement
The Finance Department's mission is to create and sustain a dynamic fiscal structure to meet legal requirements and support attainment of the overall city mission. To that end, the department will apply recommended business practices in Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting, Asset and Risk Management and Debt Administration. The department will support financial policy development that promotes fiscal security, long-term self-reliance and the efficient use of labor while providing the highest level of customer service and information.


The Finance Department of the City of Laconia is comprised of five major operational divisions: Fiscal Control, Tax, Personnel, Welfare and Purchasing. Responsibilities for the department and its operational divisions are established in the Administrative Code, Chapter 5, Section 5-8. In addition to serving the daily financial operational needs of the City, the Finance Department coordinates production of the annual operating and capital budgets, provides financial policy development assistance and analysis to the administration and City Council and accounts for all of the City's grants.


Finance Department

Director Donna Woodaman
Treasurer Susan Batstone
Tax Collector Lindsey Allen
Personnel Paula Baumoel
Purchasing Agent Jon Gardner



Contact Information:

City Hall 45 Beacon St. East Laconia, NH 03246

Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday
Phone: (603) 524-3877
Fax: (603) 524-1520



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