Laramie County > County Clerk > Budget Overview
 

Location:
309 West 20th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Mailing:
P.O. Box 608
Cheyenne, WY 82003
Phone: (307) 633-4264
Email

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Laramie County Clerk
Debra Lee
(307) 633-4264
Email

Finance Director
Robert W.Cook, CPA CGMA
(307) 633-4286
Email

Accounting Supervisor
Mary
AAS Accounting
(307) 633-4415
Email

Budget

The Laramie County Accounting Office is a division of the Laramie County Clerk's Office. The office has four employees performing a variety of financial functions.

Our Responsibilites:

  • Budget Preparation
  • Financial, Compliance, and Tax Reporting
  • General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, and Payroll

Our Mission:

The Accounting Office is a collection point for most financial transactions in the County. We interface with all county departments, agencies, employees, and vendors.

Our objective is to deal with all our customers on a professional basis, while complying with all laws and maintaining the integrity and auditability of the County's accounting System in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, as required by WS 16-4-120(a)

Public Information:

Financial records are available for public inspection in the Laramie County Accounting Office. We prefer appointments; however, you may drop in at 310 West 20th Street Suite 1700, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001, Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. For an appointment call (307) 633-4284.


Information Available

  • Beginning July 1, 2011 original invoices and other detailed supporting documents for county payments are scanned and stored in our accounting system. These records may be viewed with assistance for our accounting staff.
  • Older original payment documentation is stored at the County Records Center for six to ten years and may be retrieved with two days advanced notice.
  • County employee names, position, and gross pay are considered part of the public record. All other information related to county employees is confidential.
  • Independent Audit Reports fiscal years 1983 to 2015.
  • Custom reports available on request.

Computer printouts and photocopies are available for a standard fee per page.


Key Budget Dates

The County budget process begins in March of each year with the distribution of budget request worksheets and ends when the County Commissioners approve the budget. Below is a brief list of key dates.

  • On or before May 1st of each year all budget requests must be submitted to the County Budget Officer (County Clerk).
  • On or before May 15th the County Budget Officer presents a tentative budget to the County Commissioners.
  • Budget Hearing is held not later than the third Monday in July.
  • County Commissioners must approve a balanced budget within twenty-four hours of the budget hearing.

For more information on budget requirements, see W.S. 16-4-101 through 16-4-124.

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