Sunday, May 24, 2020

Duties of the County Clerk

The County Clerk serves as the official secretary for the Board of County Commissioners.  The Clerk records County Commission meeting minutes and processes written minutes of all Commission Meetings.

The Clerk has various duties relating to property tax levies and tax roll preparation of all school districts, cities, townships, and other taxing authorities must file their budgets with the Clerk.  All County property values are filed with the Clerk, and the Clerk sets the official mill levy for each taxing district based on this information.

The Clerk also issues Payroll and Accounts Payable checks and maintains the appropriate financial reports for the yearly audit. 

The Clerk issues various licenses and permits, including moving permits, hunting, fishing trapping licenses.  The Clerk’s staff provides assistance to county residents in preparing Homestead Property Tax Refund Applications, which are forwarded, to the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Freedom of Information

The Marshall County Clerk is the designated contact person to obtain information regarding Freedom of Information.  To request an Open Records Request Form please contact this office by phone at 785-562-5361 or by submitting a request via e-mail at: