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Finance Director

Nicole Alvarado Bailey
Nicole Bailey

Finance Director



  • leads city's annual budget process
  • prepares monthly financial statements for the city council
  • reconciles all bank statements
  • tracks expenditures and transactions for all departments
  • assists the City Administrator & City Clerk with financial information when needed
  • assists all department heads with budgetary projections and balances
  • invests the city's idle funds
  • fields questions from city staff, committees, and public regarding the financial accountability of the city


Kechi prepares a budget every year, that sets property tax revenue and spending limits.  The budget acts as a spending plan for the city. Budgets must be submitted to the County Clerk by August 25th every year for the upcoming fiscal year.

Budget Books: Kechi has worked to create a more detailed and transparent budget document for citizens beyond the state forms.


State Budget Forms

2012, 2013, 201420152016, 2017


2013 - 2017 Capital Improvement Plan

2013 - 2017 Equipment Replacement and Needs Plan


City finances are reviewed annually by an independent auditor.

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 20132014, 2015

Kechi's Mill Levy

one mill = $1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation

YearMill Levy
2011 33.676
2012 33.714
2013 33.706
2014 33.866
2015 33.699
2016 est. 36.699

Kechi has one of the lowest city mill levies in the Wichita Metro.


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