Finance

COVID-19 Latest News

The St. Charles County Administration Building at 201 N. Second Street in St. Charles is open to the public with normal operating hours. Access is limited to the first floor. Upon entrance to any County building, employees and the public are encouraged to wear cloth facial protection, and everyone is required to have a health screening, including temperature check, before entering. Those with a fever or who have other COVID-19 symptoms will not be permitted to enter the building. View release for more information.

The Finance Department has a representative in the lobby behind a plexiglass shield in a shared space when needed. Visitors also are encouraged to call 636-949-7465 to make an appointment in advance.

This website will be updated daily, when necessary, to reflect any changes in facility or department services. The public is encouraged to continue accessing County Government services by phone, email and online when available. Thank you.

Get in Line with QLess

Avoid crowds and save time with real-time status updates. Visitors to the Finance Department and Registrar’s Office can join a virtual queue from their mobile device or computer using the free QLess app, or by checking in at the kiosk in the Administration Building lobby. QLess is available for Financial Documents and Bid Delivery, Licenses and Notary Renewals, and Specialized Licenses (by appointment only).

About Us

The Finance Department administers and coordinates financial services for all St. Charles County Government offices through:

  • Budgeting
  • Cash Management
  • Debt Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Fixed Asset Tracking
  • Fleet Management
  • Investments
  • Merchant Licensing
  • Procurement
  • Record Keeping
  • Risk Management

In this capacity, the department maintains a $240 million annual budget, processes more than 30,000 payments each year for County expenditures, maintains a fleet of 265 vehicles for county services, and processes payroll for approximately 1,300 full and part-time employees.

Additionally, the County Registrar is part of the Finance Department.

Awards

Finance has received awards for financial reporting for well over a decade, demonstrating St. Charles County Government’s continued diligence in the responsible financial management of taxpayer dollars.