About the Department

Finance assists with the planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating of activities to include the following: general accounting, payroll, cash management, grant reporting, and monitoring.

The Finance Department provides information and assistance to all County Departments, Elected Officials, and the general public.

CLICK HERE!  to view Stillwater County’s common reports that show budget versus expenditures for various sections of the County’s budget.

CLICK HERE! to view FY 23 preliminary expenditure budget (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions

Question:  Where do I apply for public assistance?

Answer:  If you need information regarding welfare, food stamps, energy assistance, etc…  You need to contact the Office of Public Assistance, located at PO Box 202925, Helena MT 59620-2925.  Phone number 1-888-706-1535

Question:  Where do I go to pay my traffic fine?

Answer:  Justice Court

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West Annex
431 Quarry Rd
PO Box 795
Columbus, MT 59019

Located on the lower level- Elevator Accessible
(406) 322-8028


Leonard Malin Finance Director

Theresa Comfort Claims Clerk


Christine Baker Information Technology & Web Content