Accounting and Finance

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City of Decatur Financial Policy

Each year all City funds, accounts, financial transactions and financial statements are audited by an independent certified public accountant. The comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) is available online.

CAFR FY 16-17 [PDF]
CAFR FY 15-16 [PDF]
CAFR FY 14-15 [PDF]
CAFR FY 13-14 [PDF]
CAFR FY 12-13 [PDF]
CAFR FY 11-12 [PDF]
CAFR FY 10-11 [PDF]
CAFR FY 09-10 [PDF]
CAFR FY 08-09 [PDF]
CAFR FY 07-08 [PDF]
CAFR FY 06-07 [PDF]
CAFR FY 05-06 [PDF]
CAFR FY 04-05 [PDF]
CAFR FY 03-04 [PDF]
CAFR FY 02-03 [PDF]
CAFR FY 01-02 [PDF] 

Accounts Payable/Purchasing

The accounts payable function in the City of Decatur is decentralized with employees in various departments responsible for purchasing items within approved budgetary parameters. Each department prepares an electronic purchase order. Once authorized, a payment is generated from the accounting division.

Vendor Information

Vendor Registration/Bid Lists.
The City does not require vendors to register before doing business with the City of Decatur. However, many departments do keep lists of vendors for frequently purchased items. If you would like to provide information about your business to the City, please send to:

Mail: City Manager's Office, PO Box 220, Decatur, GA 30031
Fax: 404-370-4105
Please include:
1. Name and address of organization/business
2. Main contact name, phone number, fax number, and email address
3. Business license number and jurisdiction in which licensed
4. Brief description of products and/or services

Vendor information will be forwarded to the appropriate department(s). There is no requirement that the City maintain bid lists. It is the vendor's responsibility to respond to advertisements for bid submittal. Bid advertisements are placed in the legal organ of the County, The Champion.


Payroll is processed biweekly for approximately 350 City of Decatur employees.

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