About County Treasurers
Who is your county treasurer?
County treasurers in all of Ohio's 88 counties have traditionally served as the local tax collector. However, tighter budgets and increasing demands at the local level have changed the face of the position of county treasurer and increased expectations for this important occupation.
Today's treasurer serves as the county's chief investment officer, the administrator of sophisticated delinquent tax collection programs and the keeper of property tax escrow accounts. As a result, those that hold this position must be individuals who are highly trained in investment, cash management and financial planning strategies to properly manage and safeguard local funds.
Treasurers' Roles and Responsibilities
County treasurers, who are elected to four-year terms, serve as the county banker, safe-keeper of all taxes and investor of local funds. The responsibilities of county treasurers include: