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Leslie Long - chief financial officer

The Department of Finance is responsible for the management of all Parish funds, including : revenues from grants, sales and property taxes, fees and licenses.  Each fiscal year, the Department of Finance prepares their Annual Operating Capital Budget which is public record and available in pdf format below.  The Finance Department has received the Excellence in Financial Reporting Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for nine consecutive years. In 2013, St. Tammany Parish earned a sewerage and water debt rating upgrade from Standard and Poor's because of several criteria including the Parish system maintaining a strong financial profile.