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.