The Finance Department Is responsible for all accounting functions for the City including general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, cash management (including investments), cash receipts, employee benefits (including non-uniform pension), and financial statement preparation.

The Current Tax Rate is 10%

  • State of Arkansas Sales Tax: 6.5%
  • City of Ward Tax: 2%
    • .50% to the Fire Department
    • .50% to the Police Department
    • 1% to General Fund
  • Lonoke County Tax: 1.5%



Contact Info

Courtney Ruble
Director of Finance
PO Box 237
Ward, AR 72176

Jamee Beard
Deputy Director of Operations
PO Box 237
Ward, AR 72176