The trustee serves three primary functions: (1) collecting all county property taxes; (2) keeping a fair regular account of all money received; and (3) investing temporarily idle county funds. In addition, the trustee disburses sales tax revenues and may collect municipal property taxes and other state and local taxes. The trustee must keep a detailed account of these transactions.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OFFICE:
- Collects and keeps a records of all county taxes.
- Handles investment of idle county funds.
- Reconciles check warrants with bank daily.
- Helps citizens who qualify apply for and receive tax relief.