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Patricia Garrell,
Finance Director and Town Clerk

Town of Chadbourn
602 N Brown Street
Chadbourn, NC 28431
910-654-4148 (Tel)
910-654-4147 (Fax)

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Finance Department

Welcome to the Finance Department and Office of the Town Clerk Website! We are glad you are visiting and hope you explore our site for more information about the services we provide. As our online service options increase, our site will be updated. 

The Finance Director and Town Clerk is Patricia Garrell. She has served as Finance Director and Town Clerk since December 2010 and is responsible for the oversight and management of the Finance Department and administering a total Town operating budget of $2,397,727.  The department oversees the following divisions:

  • Administration and Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Human Resources
  • Employee Benefits and Risk Management
  • Town Council Minutes and Documents

Summary of Services

The Finance Department provides financial management of all Town funds.  The department maintains an accounting and reporting system in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, performs the Town’s daily accounting operations, prepares and monitors the budget, administers the investment and debt portfolios, and prepares the Town's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  The Finance Department is also responsible for utility billing, revenue collection, and purchasing functions.

The Town Clerk serves as custodian of all public records, including ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements and minute books; executes all legal documents; maintains official Town Code of Ordinances; prepares Town Board agendas, attends and writes minutes of Town Board proceedings; performs administrative duties for the Town Manager, Mayor and Board members.


It is our mission to provide professional delivery of services to the Town and the public through timely billing and collection of Town revenue, prompt payment to vendors, timely and accurate financial information, and cost effective procurement of goods and services.