The Treasurer is the tax collector, banker, and investment official of the
county. The major responsibility is the collection of various taxes. The
County Treasurer receives all monies collected by other departments via
pay-ins and prepares a daily financial statement to be given to the county
auditor. Also, redeems all county warrants issued by the auditor. In addition,
the county treasurer invests inactive funds for various periods of time, which
earns interest for the county's general fund. The Treasurer must be a leader
in the area of fiscal management and accountability. Records must be kept
current and accurate.
By Law the Treasurer serves on numerous Boards including: Investment
Advisory Board; Board of Revision; Data Processing Board; Micrographics Board;
and the Budget Commission. A number of elected officials are required to file
their bonds with the treasurer's office. The Treasurer, by law, is required to
file a financial disclosure statement with the Ohio Ethics Commission
annually. The Treasurer is also required to complete at least 12 hours of
continuing education each year.