The Treasury Department provides centralized accounting and financial services for the Township. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Providing information, reports, analysis and guidance to Council, the public and Township departments 
  • Accounting and management of the financial assets of the Township
  • Levying and collection of taxes on behalf of the municipality, county and school boards
  • Preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets
  • Processing accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll
  • Guiding the financial strategies of the Township


Every year the Township develops and adopts a budget to guide activities and expenditures and establish the amount of revenue required to fund these. The budget is an important means of determining services and service levels in the community. It provides resources for mandated/regulatory services such as winter maintenance, road repair/reconstruction, fire protection and management of development related activities.

Asset Management

Accounts Payable

The purchasing process is governed by the Township's Procurement By-Law. 

The Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh is pleased to offer its vendors the option of receiving payment by electronic funds transfer (EFT). Direct deposit is a fast and secure method of receiving payment for goods and services. Vendors interested in switching to direct deposit can complete the EFT Authorization Form

Accounts Receivable

Payment Methods for General Invoices

By Mail

Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh
82133 Council Line
RR 5, Goderich, ON N7A 3Y2

Telephone or Internet Banking

Set up ‘ASHFIELD COLBORNE WAWANOSH (TWP) GEN’ as a payee. Your account number is your ten digit customer number on your invoice.

In Person

You may pay by cheque, cash or debit card in person Monday to Friday, between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm (excluding statutory holidays) at the Municipal Office.

Interac E-Transfer

By sending payments to Please include your invoice number and customer number in the optional message field.

After Hours Drop-box

Cheques can be left in the drop-box located at the Municipal Office.

Property Taxes

For information of your property taxes please visit: Property Taxes

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