The office of treasurer is a constitutional office. The treasurer serves a four-year term with a two-term limit during any twelve year period. The County Treasurer is the custodian of all monies belonging to the county. Disbursements of monies with the proper orders issued and attested by the county auditor.
The responsibilities include: Billing and the collection of property taxes (real estate-personal-mobile home); taxes involved in bankruptcy; collection of inheritance tax, gross income tax, innkeepers tax; issuance of tax clearances; mobile homes and alcoholic beverage permits; investment of funds; conducts annual real estate tax sale; the collection of delinquent property taxes and taxes in judgment; and search for and collection of delinquent taxes of public employees.