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Finance

Finance

Faithful stewards of public resources fostering sound financial decision-making and teamwork in an effort to accomplish the City’s goals.

East Point City Hall

2757 East Point Street
East Point, GA 30344

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Finance Department’s function is to safeguard assets and provide fiscal and financial information to support the City Manager, City Departments and Mayor and City Council with timely, accurate, and complete information, while guiding the City in a fiscally responsible manner.

Our mission is to protect the City’s assets through the establishment of good internal controls, and adherence to City policies and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). We provide assistance to the citizens of East Point in a professional, efficient and cost-effective manner.

The Finance Department is comprised of four divisions, which include Accounting, Budget, Grants Administration, Property Tax and other revenue collections.

Accounting

This division is the centralized financial accounting center of the City. It is primarily responsible for the preparation, execution, and review of accounting data, including accounting entries related to accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, investments, cash, and the comprehensive annual financial report of the City of East Point.

Budget

This division is the centralized financial accounting center of the City. It is primarily responsible for the preparation, execution, and review of accounting data, including accounting entries related to accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, investments, cash, and the comprehensive annual financial report of the City of East Point.

Budgets & Reports

The City of East Point is required by the City Charter to develop an annual budget. City’s Finance Department is responsible for developing the annual budget, which requires approval from the Mayor’s Council in order to be adopted. For your convenience, City’s most recent budget documents, as listed below, are available for public viewing:

Grants Administration

The Grants Administration Division is an available resource to all city departments. The primary goal is to provide full lifecycle grant management services to departments. We are tasked to research grant opportunities, provide technical assistance, and administratively manage all federal, state, and local grants awarded to the city. Additionally, the division monitors and enforces the grants management process by working with City departments to ensure the City of East Point is optimizing all available grant funding as well as meeting compliance and reporting requirements.

Contact Us

Shaquita Barnes, Grants Manager
sbarnes@eastpointcity.org

Derica Newton, Grants Coordinator
dnewton@eastpointcity.org

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Property Tax

Fulton County Assessment Notice
This division of the Finance Department is responsible for billing, collecting and disbursing city property taxes. These taxes are generated based on property values that are determined by the Fulton County Tax Assessor’s Office, which also include personal property, boats, airplanes and business assets. Tax bills are levied in the fall of each tax year for the period of January 1st through December 31st of that year.

For more information, please contact April Pressley at (404) 270-7084 or send an email to propertytaxes@eastpointcity.org.

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Contact Us

Theresa Thornton

Chief Financial Officer

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