The Office of the County Treasurer was established by the Michigan State Constitution. The County Treasurer is elected on a partisan basis for a four-year term. The duties and powers of the County Treasurer are provided by state law and by authorization of the Board of Commissioners, under the guidance of the State Treasury Department.
The two Main roles of the County Treasurer are the collection of delinquent taxes, and the custodian of all county funds.
The County Treasurer is also responsible for the sale of dog licenses, tax clearance of deeds and other documents pertaining to the tax histories. By statute, the Treasurer is a member of the County Plat Board, the Election Commission, and may also serve on other boards such as Planning Board, Economic Development Commissions, Retirement Commissions, Transportation Authorities, etc.
The Treasurer receives money (revenue) from many sources. The principal source is from property taxes. Other revenue is received from state and federal grants, interest income from investments, court fines and other service fees. The Treasurer is responsible for investing the idle funds of the county in accordance with PA 20 of 1943, and the investment policy as set forth in a Board of Commissioners resolution.
||Barbara Parrett - County Treasurer
Phone: (906) 863-5548
Fax: (906) 863-0340
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||Courthouse - Second Floor
839 10th Avenue
Menominee, MI 49858