Finance and Purchasing

Facilities & Hours of Operation:

Accounting and Purchasing Office Finance 288 Central Ave
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(603) 516-6030

Monday - Thursday

8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.



The Finance Department serves Dover citizens by collecting taxes, assessing property values, managing City purchases and overseeing the City's yearly municipal budget.

Services Provided

  • Online motor vehicle registration and quotation
  • Tax assessment data
  • Purchasing bids and quotes
  • Annual public auction
  • Financial statements and other financial documentation

Special Projects

For the 17th consecutive year, the City was awarded the Certificate for Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officer's Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the City's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) for Fiscal Year 2020. 

Who We Are: 



Daniel R. Lynch, Finance Director

  • City Finance Director
  • Chair, Board of Trustees of Trust Funds 

Ann M. Legere, CPPB, Deputy Finance Director

  • Provides Direct Supervision of Purchasing Division
  • Assists Finance Director


Julie M. Labonte, Treasurer

  • City Treasurer
  • School Treasurer


Mission Statement

Finance, Purchasing & Accounting Office
Handle the financial resources of the City in a safe, fair, accurate, efficient and professional manner to meet all areas of responsibilities, including compliance with Federal, State and local laws and generally accepted accounting principals, and to timely report the financial position and performance of the City to the City Council, management, debt underwriters and rating agencies.

Major Service Responsibilities for the Finance, Purchasing & Accounting Office

  • Cash management
  • Debt financing 
  • Budget preparation and control 
  • Compliance to generally accepted accounting principles 
  • Compliance to Federal, State and local laws
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Preparation of bid solicitations, analysis and resolutions 
  • Trust Fund administration 
  • Contract Processing
  • Audit and processing of accounts payable, payroll and cash receipts
  • Account accruals 
  • Assist independent auditors
  • Account and bank reconciliation
  • Research and analysis