Finance

Responsibilities

The Finance Department is responsible for the financial operations and reporting of the City, including the processing of all City payments. Other responsibilities of the department include Utility Billing and Collections, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Property Tax Collection. 

            Budgetary Documents & Financial Statements

Notice of Unclaimed Funds

Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 59.66, the City of Hartford Treasurer hereby causes the publication of this notice containing the names and last known address of the owners of any unclaimed money or security that has a value of at least $20. The treasurer may also be holding unclaimed money or securities in amounts less than $20. Unless the owner requests and provides ownership of the money or security within 6 months from the time of the completed publication, the treasurer will take possession of the money or security.

To claim these funds, an Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement must be completed and notarized by a Notary Public while in their presence. A copy of the claimant’s driver’s license or other picture I.D. must be included for identification. This form is also available in the Finance Office located at 109 North Main Street, Hartford, WI 53027.

            Escheat List June 2020 (PDF)

Utilities

To view payment options or to make a Utility Payment please visit Hartford Utilities Website and click on MyAccount.

MyAccount will allow you to make payments online through Payment Service Network, view your previous bills, and monitor your usage.

Instructions for Creating a MyAccount (PDF)

Resources for Assistance:

There are local agencies that may be able to offer some financial assistance:

Important Utility Documents:

Taxes

Tax bills will be mailed out by mid-December, at which time the Finance Department will be prepared to receipt payments. 

To access your tax bill information online, view live payment history or print an additional copy,  please visit the Washington County Treasurer’s Website and select "Taxes/Assessment Information" in the upper left menu to search by address.

  • The full amount or first installment is due by January 31, 2020 to the City of Hartford
  • The second installment is due by July 31, 2020 to the Washington County Treasurer.

Tax Bill Explanation:

Property Tax Assessment Link: