The County Treasurer's office has the statutory responsibility for the proper handling of all moneys belonging to or in the custody of the county. These moneys are represented by various sources of revenue, that being: real estate taxes, state and federal aids and credits, grants, and various fees for services provided.
The Treasurer's office is charged with keeping a complete account record of the receipt of these revenues and the subsequent disbursement for expenses incurred and for the county's payroll. All checks are disbursed from the treasurer's office.
A sufficient cash flow must be maintained at all times. Any excess funds are invested by the county treasurer. The treasurer monitors and evaluates investment opportunities allowed by County Board Resolution to maximize earnings but minimize the county's risk and exposure.
Services provided by the County Treasurer are listed below: