County Clerk

Department Duties

  • Accumulate and file a bonded indebtedness report of all county tax entities
  • Audit all budgets and file with the state
  • Combine all valuations for each tax district and certify values to each tax district and the state
  • Compute all tax levies and prepare levy sheets
  • Issue moving permits
  • Maintain tax unit maps of the county
  • Prepare added and abated taxes to original tax statement / tax roll
  • Prepare real estate, personal property, and state assessed tax roll and certify to county treasurer

Duties of the County Clerk

  • Bookkeeping
    • Process accounts payable for all county department
    • Process county payroll and prepare all reports necessary
  • Personnel
    • Distribute and collect applications for all county vacancies
    • Maintain copy of current county policy and job descriptions
    • Maintain personnel files
    • Prepare ads for vacant positions
  • Real estate
    • Record transfer of ownership from deeds, probates, divorce decrees, death certificates, etc.
    • Maintain a file of real estate by address, legal description, and name
  • Secretary to county commissioners
    • Keep county commissioners' official records