COVID-19 Memo regarding Tax Bills from Treasurer, Melinda Klopp

The office of the Treasurer is a constitutional office. The treasurer serves a 4 year term with a 2 term limit during any 12 year period. The County Treasurer is the custodian of all monies belonging to the county. Disbursements of monies with the proper orders and attested by the County Auditor.


The responsibilities include:

  • Bills and collects property taxes (real estate-personal-mobile home)
  • Collects delinquent property taxes and taxes in judgment
  • Collects taxes involved in bankruptcy
  • Collects Innkeepers Tax
  • Conducts annual real estate tax sale
  • Handles investment of funds
  • Issues tax clearances for mobile home moving permits and alcohol beverage permits
  • Searches for and collects delinquent taxes of public employees