Finance Office

Responsible for all the financial matters as they relate to the Town of Bristol. Duties include all competitive purchasing for the town, biweekly processing of the town’s payroll, paying all vendors that have business dealings with the town weekly. Other duties include developing budgets,  preparing monthly expense and revenue reports, Personnel Administration of employer benefits.  Financial analysis and general ledger reconciliations for the town. 

It is the mission of the Finance Office to administer the financial resources of the Town in a safe, fair, accurate and professional manner to meet all areas of fiscal responsibility, including compliance with federal, state and local laws and generally accepted accounting principles. The Finance Office makes timely reports of the performance and financial position of the Town to the Selectboard, the investment community, debt underwriters, and rating agencies.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Robert Blanchette Finance / Employee Human Resources Director
Wendy Smith Executive Assistant / Bookkeeper
Kathleen Haskell Treasurer