County Treasurers, who are elected to four-year terms, serve as the County Banker, County Investment Manager, Tax Collector and Safekeeper of all taxes.

Basic Responsibilities include:

  • Collection of local taxes, most noted are Real Estate and Personal Property. Also includes, tax on Manufactured Homes, Estate, Hotel/Motel & Special Assessments.
  • Safekeeping of taxes collected for subdivisions such as schools, cities, townships and villages.
  • Recieves all monies collected by other County Departments.
  • Preparation of daily and monthly statements of funds submitted to the County Auditor, which are subject to annual review by the State Auditor.
  • Cash manager & leader in fiscal management & accountability.
  • Investor of all county monies, providing best return in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Is furnished the highest bond in the county.

Serves as a member on the following boards:

  • Investment Advisory Board – Provides board with financial data, investment portfolio status, financial forecasting and current and future interest schedules
  • Board of Revision – Has oversight of complaints filed by property owners who feel their values are too high.
  • Budget Commission – Reviews budgets submitted by local subdivisions.
  • Data Processing Board – Assessment of computer hardware/software needs of all county departments.