Finance Department


The Finance Department is responsible for planning & maintaining the City's overall financial health.

Departmental responsibilities include:

  1. Preparation and monitoring of the annual City budget
  2. Investment of idle City funds
  3. Obtaining insurance coverage for all City property, liability exposure and risk management
  4. Safeguarding & protecting City funds & assets through adequate internal controls, policies and procedures
  5. Processing and payment of all City Accounts Payable invoices and statements
  6. Processing and collection of City Accounts Receivable invoices and statements
  7. Preparing annual City financial reports and necessary information for internal and external audits

Related Links:

Kansas Department of Revenue Business Tax Registration

Kansas State Treasurer Unclaimed Property

Seward County Treasurer

Contact Us

  1. Chris Ford

    Director of Finance

    Finance Department
    324 N Kansas Avenue
    Liberal, KS 67901

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 2199
    Liberal, KS  67905

    (620) 626-2275
    (620) 626-0173 fax

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Thursday
    7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    (Excluding Holidays)

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