SC Appalachian Council of Governments

Serving 6 Counties and 42 Municipalities since 1965
• Anderson • Cherokee • Greenville • Oconee • Pickens • Spartanburg •

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Admin/Finance Spotlight


-- The FY12 Certified Audit is now available.  Click Here (PDF-format)

-- The finance department is currently working on the FY14 budget.  The final draft should be completed by the end of February for presentation to the board and adoption at the April board meeting.

About Finance Services

The Finance Department is responsible for the financial functions and activities of the Council and for the administration of the Council's fiscal policy.

  • Budget preparation and administration
  • Cost allocation
  • Payroll/Fringe Benefits
  • Grants and Contract administration
  • Monitoring and Technical assistance to service providers
  • Accounts Payable and Billing
  • Property inventory, General accounting and fixed assets records
  • Custody of funds
  • Distribution of pass-through funds
  • Cash flow
  • Investments
  • Debt administration and Risk management
  • Internal and External financial reports, statutory and tax reports.

About Administrative Services

Policy, Management and Operations

A 44-member Board of Directors sets policy for the Council of Governments. Two-thirds of the members are local elected officials, including state legislators, county council members, and mayors or city council members. County councils appoint the remaining citizen and minority members, some of whom may also be elected officials.The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the Council of Governments. The director runs the day-to-day operations, and delegates specific responsibilities to department directors and staff members in their fields of expertise.