The Department of Finance is responsible for the administration of all financial and fiduciary operations of the City. It is the policy of the City of Fort Scott to record financial data on a budgetary basis of accounting by fund. Regular monthly treasurer’s reports are presented to the commission summarizing activity by fund. The Commission selects an independent certified public accounting firm and they perform annual audits.

Financial Statements

The financial statements by month are located in this section.

July 2022 Financial Statement

Cash Report

Bank Reconciliation Ending 7-31-2022

Ad Valorem Tax 5 Year Analysis

Ad Valorem Tax Revenue 5 Year Comparison By Fund & Month

Kansas State Treasurer Payments Analysis

Sales Tax Collections by  Month

Franchise Fees Analysis

General Fund Revenue Year over Year Comparison by Funding Source

General Fund Year over Year Expenditures Comparison by Month 

Utility Funds 5 Year Analysis

Budgeted Transfers Completed

Quarterly Report


The department is made up of two divisions:

  • The Accounting Division is responsible for all financial affairs of the city including the preparation of annual budget, capital project administration, capital improvement planning, investments of funds, accounts payable, payroll, and accounts receivable.
  • The Utility Billing Division is responsible for accurate and timely billing of water, wastewater, and stormwater utility systems. Dog licenses and boating licenses are issued through this department.

Purchasing Policy

Fort Scott Purchasing Policy

2020 Audit

2022 Budget