Responsibilities of the Treasurer
County treasurers, who are elected to four-year terms, serve as the county banker, safe keeper of all taxes and investor of local funds. The responsibilities of county treasurer include:
- Collection of local taxes, particularly the real property and personal taxes. They are also responsible for taxes on manufactured homes, inheritance, hotel-motel and special assessments.
- Safekeeping of taxes collected in taxing districts such as schools, cities, townships and villages
- Preparations of financial statements of deposits submitted to the County Auditor
- Investment of undisbursed funds to earn revenue for the general operating fund.
- To advance tax revenue to taxing municipalities such as cities, school districts, and libraries.
- Arrange prepayment plans and delinquent payment plans for taxpayers as determined by Ohio law.
- Approval of spending levels for schools, cities and townships