The mission of the Treasurer’s Office is to maintain accurate, detailed information and provide that information in a friendly, courteous manner.
What we do:
Receive all moneys from all sources and disburse all county funds and keep accurate records of such transactions; and disburse all monies to be paid out of the County bank accounts
Maintain investment accounts and report monthly to Finance Committee
Maintain and reconcile county bank accounts
Collect all postponed and delinquent property taxes
Maintain Lottery Credit lists
Oversee all tax payments, receive all payment records from local municipalities, prepare tax settlements in February and August so that all taxing jurisdictions receive their levy monies on a timely basis
Coordinate the tax deed process with the County Clerk when taxes are three years delinquent
Real Property Listers
The Real Property Listing office is responsible for the accurate listing of all Buffalo County real estate parcels in the tax roll. Information such as assessed values of real estate, improvements and personal property along with school districts and special districts are kept and maintained on each parcel. The Property Lister also maintains ownership records.
What we do:
Update assessment database with property change information recorded in the Register of Deeds office.
Create new parcels based on legal descriptions provided.
Work with local municipality officials, including assessors, to produce the Assessment Roll.
Calculate and print property tax bills and tax rolls and distribute to local municipalities.