Administration

The City Administrator/Treasurer works closely with the Mayor, is an adviser to the City Council, is the Chief Financial Officer of the City, and oversees the daily operations of City staff. Contact the City Administrator at (715) 672-8770 ext 3 for information on the budget, finances, economic development assistance, and other programs provided by the City (dchall@nelson-tel.net).

Scott Rasmussen
City Administrator/Treasurer
104 E. Main Street
Durand, WI 54736


The City Clerk provides information on utility bills, licenses, permits, council agendas, council minutes, and elections. 715-672-8770 ext 2 (amorgan@durandwi.gov)

Angela Morgan
City Clerk/Deputy Treasurer
104 E. Main Street
Durand, WI 54736


The Public Works Director is responsible for all utilities provided to the citizens of Durand by overseeing the Water, Wastewater, Storm sewer, and Street departments. The Public Works Director oversees the cemetery, parks and snow removal operations. 715-672-8770 ext 4 (mgilles@durandwi.gov)

Matthew Gilles

Public Works Director

104 E. Main Street
Durand, WI 54736

 

 

The Administrative Assistant handles payment receipting, dog & cat licensing, Ambulance billing, camping reservations and picnic shelter reservations. 715-672-8770 ext 1 (jking@durandwi.gov)

 

Jennifer King
Administrative Assistant/Ambulance Billing
104 E. Main Street
Durand, WI 54736

You may also contact us via fax (715) 672-8236 or email at the following address:   dchall@nelson-tel.net

 

2018 Annual Budget

The Annual Budgets are provided in the link above for each of the City's nine funds.

What is the Budget Process?

Each year, the budget process begins with an audit review of the previous year, usually around April or May. Department Heads and Council Members then begin reviewing the City's Capital Improvement Plans for the upcoming year and discussing modifications. Next, the Finance Committee, in conjunction with the City's Common Council, sets budgetary goals for the upcoming year. During the months of August through October, Oversight Committee meetings are held to consider the proposed capital improvement and outlay requests to include in the upcoming annual budget as well as operational requests. From October through early November, the City's Finance Committee then meets to review all Departmental and Fund requests and to make any adjustments necessary to meet the financial goals of the City. At the end of November or early December, the City Council then holds a public hearing on the proposed budget, adopts the budget and sets the City's Tax Levy and Mill Rate for taxation purposes.

The City's annual budgets coincide with the calendar year. Following the end of the fiscal year (December 31st), the year is "closed out" and preparations are made for the annual audit. The annual audit, which is contracted out to a third-party accounting firm, usually occurs near the end of February or beginning of March. Once completed, the process begins all over for the next year with a review of the previous year's goals and annual audit information.

 
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