The Finance Department provides account, budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting services for all city departments. The department also provides services to the Rockbridge Area Recreation Organization, the Central E-911 Dispatch Center, and the Lexington and the Rockbridge Area Tourism Development Program. Functions include:

  • Maintaining a fund accounting system
  • Paying city obligations
  • Setting internal control to protect assets
  • Conducting financial analysis
  • Providing timely reports of financial information for management purposes

Data processing support is provided for revenue collection, central accounting, city and school payroll, and utility billing activities. Support for a decentralized purchasing system is provided in this department, as well as administrative oversight for the city's general insurance program.

Public Services

Burial spaces can be purchased in this department for either the Stonewall Jackson or Evergreen Cemeteries. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Finance Department at 540-462-3702.

Water and Sewer Rate Schedule

View the water and sewer rate schedule for the current fiscal year.
Rate Schedule

Capital Improvements Plan

FY18-FY22 Capital Improvements Plan with Attachments

Annual Budgets & Financial Reports

Copies of both the annual budget and the annual comprehensive financial report are available for public review at the Rockbridge Regional Library, the Lexington and the Rockbridge Area Tourism Development Office, and in the City Treasurer's Office at City Hall, or you can access them below. Additional copies are available from the Finance Department subject to a charge to cover the cost of printing the document.


 Proposed FY18 Budget (2.77 MB)
 FY17 Budget (2.88 MB)
 FY16 Budget (7.67 MB)
 FY15 Budget (2.16 MB)
 FY14 Budget (8.23 MB)
 FY13 Budget (854.8 KB)
 FY12 Budget (820.6 KB)