Roles and Responsibilities of Your County Treasurer:
County treasurers, who are elected to four-year terms, serves as the county banker, county investment manager, tax collector and the safe keeper 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 subdivision such as schools, cities, townships and villages.
- Receives 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 files by property owners who feel their property values are too high.
- Budget Commission: Reviews budgets submitted by local subdivisions.