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The Finance Department serves more than 5,000 citizens, hundreds of vendors and over 70 employees in 11 departments.  We oversee the Town’s investments, capital assets, purchasing, debt and payroll.  Our responsibilities also include budget and grant management as well as utility customer service.

Customer Service
(252) 481-5817 Main Line
855-537-8290 – Automated account information and Pay By Phone 

New Vendor Information

All payments for goods and services are processed through our accounts payable department. New vendors should complete the new vendor packet below and email completed forms to ap@ayden.com or fax 252-746-7001. Purchases greater than $500 require a purchase order. To expedite payment, please make sure to list the purchase order number on your invoices. For questions regarding accounts payable, contact Temika Williams at 252-481-5825.

New Vendor Packet

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Annual Reports & Budgets

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report provides the Board of Commissioners, citizens and the general public with useful information regarding Ayden’s operations and financial position.  The report is prepared by the Town’s Finance Department in accordance with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board(GASB) and other rule making bodies. Ayden is responsible for the accuracy, completeness and fairness of the data presented.

The town has won over sixteen Certificates of Achievement for its annual report from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

2023 Town of Ayden CAFR
2022 Town of Ayden CAFR
2021 Town of Ayden CAFR
2020 Town of Ayden CAFR
2019 Town of Ayden CAFR
2018 Town of Ayden CAFR
2017 Town of Ayden CAFR
2016 Town of Ayden CAFR
2015 Town of Ayden CAFR
2014 Town of Ayden CAFR
2013 Town of Ayden CAFR

The Annual budget runs from July 1 to June 30, and is the proposed plan for revenue and expenditures for all activities of the Town.  State law requires the Town to operate under a balanced budget administered in accordance with the Local Government Fiscal Control Act.  The budget incorporates the goals, priorities and policies adopted by the Board of Commissioners.

FY25 Budget DRAFT #3
FY 24-25 Budget – DRAFT #2
FY 24-25 Budget – DRAFT
FY 23-24 Operating Budget

The Capital Improvement Plan is a multi-year planning document used to identify capital improvement needs and coordinate the financing and timing of these projects.

2020-2021 Capital Improvement Plan
2019-2020 Capital Improvement Plan