The Comptroller is appointed by the Mayor and serves as the Treasurer for the city of Westbrook. The municipal treasurer is responsible for maintaining all of the ity’s funds and records, including the funds of the municipal school department. The treasurer disburses funds only after receiving approved warrants from the City Council and school committee.
The city of Westbrook processes both accounts payable and payroll weekly. The Westbrook School Department processes accounts payable and payroll bi-weekly, in opposite weeks.The city of Westbrook currently uses a general ledger software called AccuFund to manage the accounting of the city and the Westbrook School Department uses ADS.