The County Treasurer is an elected official responsible for receipting, disbursing and investing all funds for the county. Treasurers are also responsible for balancing, reconciling and ensuring that monies are correctly accounted for in separate funds as required by Missouri law.
The County Treasurer is the custodian of school funds and responsible for disbursing such funds. The Treasurer is also the investment officer of the county and is responsible for investing the county's tax dollars in safe insured financial institutions. The county uses the bid process for all investments with primary objectives of safety, liquidity and yield. All monies are collateralized in accordance with state law. Monthly settlements are filed with the County Clerk's office to insure consistent checks and balances and good internal control.
The County Treasurer's normal office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.