Finance Department

The Finance Department ensures the proper and timely recording of accounting transactions for the purpose of preparing accurate financial statements. The Clerk is constitutionally responsible as the Chief Financial Officer for the Board of County Commissioners. The Finance Department maintains financial records and prepares reports for all moneys received and disbursed for the Board of County Commissioners. As custodian of county funds, the Clerk ensures the County’s financial assets are safeguarded and that all transactions are recorded properly to permit the preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The department ensures that the financial statements of the Board and the Clerk are audited annually, provides cash management services, and monitors debt service requirements.

The Finance Department provides all accounting functions, i.e., payables, receivables, payroll, investments, and maintenance. The Finance Department is responsible for administering purchasing policies and procedures, and is charged with the commitment of seeing that all purchases are made legally and ethically in compliance with Florida Statutes. The Finance Department also prepares the county budget as directed by the Board of County Commissioners and handles all grant money received.

Danny J. Shipp
Clerk of Court & Comptroller
352-486-5266

Jared Blanton, CPA, MBA
Finance Officer
352-486-5266

Budget Amendments
Finance Forms
Audited Financial Statements 

County Budgets:
Recently published budget information as approved and released by the
Levy County Board of County Commissioners.

2020 Final Budget
2020 Tentative Budget
2019 Final Budget
2019 Tentative Budget 

2018 Final Amendment Budget
2018 Final Budget (in PDF)

2018 Tentative Budget (in PDF)
2017 Final Amended Budget (in PDF)
2017 Final Budget (in PDF)
2016 Final Budget (in PDF)
2015 Final Budget (in PDF)
2014 Final Budget (in PDF)
2013 Final Budget (in PDF)
2012 Final Budget (in PDF)

Clerk Budgets:
FY 2020 Clerk and Comptroller’s Operational Budget 
FY 2019 Clerk and Comptroller’s Operational Budget
Clerk & Comptroller FY 2019 Tentative Budget