The Town Accountant reports to the Town Administrator who reports to the Board of Selectmen. The Town Accountant is responsible for managing the town budget and paying all bills incurred by both the town and local school. The Town Accountant is the custodian of contracts for the town.
Contacting the Accountant
Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Office Location: 2nd Floor of the Town House
Phone: (508) 785-0032 x227
Fax: (508) 785-2341
P.O. Box 250
|Town Accountant||Carol Widemanemail@example.com|
|Asst. Accountant||Nancy Riganofirstname.lastname@example.org|
Dover Town Code Description of Responsibilities
There shall be a Town Accountant appointed by the Selectmen for a three-year term. The Town Accountant’s duties and authority shall include, but shall not be limited to, those specified in M.G.L. ch. 41, §§ 55-58, 60-61.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the total budget for the Town of Dover?
See the Annual Town Meeting appropriations and assessments for the budget.
How is a reserve fund transfer request granted?
Under Massachusetts General Laws, the Warrant Committee can authorize transfers from the Reserve Fund for “extraordinary and unforeseen” expenditures. Reserve request forms distributed by the Town Accountant must be used to make a reserve fund request. Supporting information, which provides clear evidence of need should be attached to the form. The Warrant Committee reserves the right to refuse a request for lack of information.