County Clerk

Committee Of Jurisdiction

Executive Committee

DutiesDuties of the County Clerk are prescribed by statute and include:

  • County Board: Prepares and maintains County Board agendas, minutes, resolutions, ordinances, appointments, and legal notices.
  • Elections: coordinates federal, state and county elections. Supplies ballots for elections.
  • County Directory:  maintains and prepares a county directory of local officials, and county agencies and departments.
  • Zoning: Maintains records of county ordinances that impact zoning. 
  • Farmland Preservation:  Maintains copies of applications.
  • Property: lease, sell, or convey or contract to sell county property designated by the County Board. Provide affidavits as necessary to clear titles to property previously held by the county. 
  • Oaths and Bonds:  issues and maintains oaths and bonds and certificates of election for all county officials.
  • Purchasing:  performs purchasing duties as prescribed by the county board.  
  • School Records:  acts as custodian of record for the County Superintendent of Schools.
  • Census:  Assist the federal census every ten years. Review annexation maps.
  • Certified Survey Maps:  county clerk signs and distributes approved certified survey maps.
  • News Releases: Provides news releases to news media. 
  • Legislative Acts: Maintains current files of Assembly and Senate bills and acts of legislature
  • Maintains master file of county administrative procedures and ordinances.
Public Information