Finance Department

James Butera,
Director of Finance

Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone:  (585) 617-6120     
   (585) 352-4590

Mission Statement: In a spirit of excellence, integrity, and dedication to service, the Finance Department is committed to providing timely, accurate, clear and complete information and support to other Town departments, citizens, and the community at large while supporting the strategic goals and objectives of the Town Board. The Department is responsible for providing accurate and timely information regarding the town's financial affairs while adhering to the principles of leadership, customer service, quality, integrity, teamwork, and collaboration. The department encourages personal and professional growth, and to this end, provides excellence to its customers. 

The Finance Department maintains and preserves the Town's financial records and delivers support and other services to Town staff and outside agencies; and manages the Town's cash, investment and debt portfolios in compliance to New York state statutes, federal requirements, mandates and following generally accepted accounting principles. A brief listing of the responsibilities are as follows:

  • All payroll related functions
  • Manage accounts payable activities
  • Manage the Town's banking account relationships and reconciliations
  • Maintenance of the Town's debt portfolio
  • Management of the Town's financial reporting
  • Management of the general ledger
  • Management of fixed asset system
  • Manage the Town's risk control programs
  • Manage the Town's computer infrastructure and telephony service

Latest News:

2020 Adopted Budget 2019 Adopted Budget

Town Board approves and remits payment of all invoices on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. All invoices must be received by the Friday prior.

Business Resources

Located on the Erie Canal, we are a community in upstate New York just west of Rochester, Monroe County, the Town of Ogden has exactly what you have been looking for, and exactly what you need to locate your business here. A pro-business attitude, business sites, and an unsurpassed quality of life focused on family, friends, and the outdoors. Combine this with a lower cost of doing business relative to adjacent metropolitan areas, our strategic location, a qualified workforce, and incentives to expand or locate your business, and you have the foundation for success. Our strategic location, just minutes from NYS Interstate 90, expressways (390, 490 and 590), and 15 minutes from the Rochester International Airport make our community very accessible and is within one hour to metropolitan areas to the West and just a few hours of most metropolitan areas to the East. The citizens of Ogden are skilled workers, dedicated to their jobs, homes and families.  Abundant educational opportunities exist at nearby schools and universities, SUNY Brockport, Roberts Weslyan College, Monroe Community College, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester to mention a few. These are bold statements and we stand ready to deliver on every one of them. The Town of Ogden is about committment and we're committed to attracting new business. We invite you to browse our website to gain a better insight as to what we have to offer, and we encourage you to contact us for any additional information.

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