Merle Hollmann
Finance Director

 City Hall
1100 Main
P. O. Box 1708
Mt. Vernon, IL  62864
Phone: (618) 242-6827
Fax: (618) 242-6824
merle.hollmann@mvn.net

 


Assistant Finance Director


City Hall
1100 Main
P. O. Box 1708
Mt. Vernon, IL  62864
Phone: (618) 242-6823
Fax: (618) 242-6824

 




Audit 2013

 

Annual Budget 2013-2014

 

Food & Beverage Tax Form

 

Diesel Fuel Tax Form

 

Hotel/Motel Tax Form

 

Current sales tax rates are:

8% within the City limits; 9% for qualifying prepared food and beverage items.  Hotel/Motel tax is 5% of room rate plus $2 per each room.

 

The City of Mt. Vernon Finance Department is made up of two divisions, the Finance Administration Division and the Finance Billing Services Division.  The accounts receivable and payroll phone number is (618) 242-6825. Accounts payable may be contacted by calling (618) 242-6826. The water and sewer Billing Services Office may be reached at (618) 242-6819.

 

The Finance Administration Division is made up of the Finance Director and support staff.  Finance Administration is responsible for all fiscal matters of the City, including administration of the City’s operating budget, accounting for all assets, liabilities, equity, revenues, and expenditures, processing and payment of the City’s accounts payable, computation and payment of payroll for 175-200 employees, investment of available monetary assets, assistance with the external audit, administration of city grants and serving in an advisory capacity to the City Manager and City Council.

 

Billing Services is responsible for all water connects, disconnects, billings and collections.  First time customers, renters without an existing deposit, and those without a satisfactory credit record with the City are required to pay a deposit.  All connections are charged a $25 hook-up fee based upon the size of the water meter.  Water bills may be paid at City Hall, at three night deposit boxes, by mailing to P.O. Box 1708, Mt. Vernon, IL  62864, or by the City’s e-pay online payment option on this website.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.