Department Functions

The Finance Department maintains the fiscal integrity of the county's financial records, administers and monitors the annual operating budget.


  • Supports the activities of Hampton County Government
  • Issues purchase orders for departments
  • Processes payables for Hampton County including vendor invoices, payroll, and travel reimbursements
  • Prepares annual budget requests for County Council
  • Maintains asset records and insurance for County property
  • Supervises the spending of County funds as directed by County Council or in accordance with the approved County budget
  • Prepares financial and administrative reports for County Council
  • Responds to requests for information and/or assistance from individuals, business and private organizations, other governments, and community groups
  • Works with elected officials (local, state, and national) to ensure that all County departments are operating in the most efficient and effective way to provide services and accountability to the County's taxpayers (citizens)