Landon Ward-Accountant II


Phone Number: 903-984-5081




Accounts Payable Clerk

Phone Number: 903-984-5081




The Finance Department is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the City's financial systems in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles; processing and disbursing funds for payments; process cash collections, managing investments of cash balances; publishing appropriate financial statements, reports and preparing the City's annual budget, and managing bonded indebtedness.  The department strives to review and improve the efficiency and effectivenesses of the City's financial practices. 


 The Finance Department received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.  The award is presented by the Government Finance Officers Association.  In order to receive the award, the City must publish a budget document that meets program criteria such as a policy document, as an operations guide, as a financial plan, and as a communications device.  The City of Kilgore has received the award for the Annual Operating Budget document for each fiscal year since 2006.