Finance

Our key areas of responsibility include financial management, budgeting and auditing, business licensing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, utility service connection and billing, property assessment and taxation, and information technology services.

Our goal is to provide a high level of customer service to the public, Cochrane taxpayers, town council and other town departments.

Budget Timeline

Time
Item
March to May Annual strategic plan review
May
Strategic plan to council for approval
May to July Strategic plan guides business plan development
July to September Business plans guide budget development
September to November
Budget review / revisions by executive leadership team (impacts to business plans noted)
Mid November Budget presented to council
November to December
Budget reviewed / debated by council
December Council adopts budget

Current budget documents are found on our Budget page.

Accounts Receivable

The Town of Cochrane Accounts Receivable Division is responsible for the billing of all invoices including:

  • Bulk water sales
  • Fire services
  • Business licensing
  • General business invoicing

For more information on invoices and payments please read the FAQ and/or contact Accounts Receivable by phone or email.