Financial Transparency

Accountable . Responsible . Strategic


In service to our commitment to financial transparency, Chatham strives to make accessible its financial information from department budgets and expenses to revenues and detailed transactions. On this page, you'll find you'll find summarized financial information and important frequently asked questions. Simply click on the graphs or icons to dive deeper into the the Town's financial information.


Understanding Town Expenses

Expenses show how the Town spends its money. A lot of consideration and strategy is put behind budgeting how the Town spends money to provide the best services for the community.

How much does Chatham spend on Public Works?

This division includes expenditures in the general fund for Buildings & Grounds, Public Works, Highway, Snow & Ice, and Solid Waste & Recycling departments.


How much does the Town spend on Personnel?

This section reports personnel expenditures for all funds and all activities of the Town including full time, part time and seasonal employees.



How much does Chatham spend on Public Safety?

Here you will find general fund expenditures for the Public Safety Division which includes Police, Fire, Ambulance, Emergency Management.