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Calhoun County Courthouse
416 Fourth Street
Rockwell City, IA 50579

Auditor

The primary duties and responsibilities of the Calhoun County Auditor are as follows:

1. Election and Voter Registration
   *  Commissioner of all regular and special elections in the County
   *  Acts as receiving clerk for nomination papers and public measures to be placed on        the ballot
   *  Prepares ballots and supplies for all elections in the county
   *  Maintains Voter registration records and prepares lists of qualified voters for each        election
   *  Conducts training for precinct election officials

2. Real Estate, Taxation
   *  Keeps records of all property ownership in the county
   *  Determines tax rates and property taxes for all taxable property based on        valuations and verified local budgets

3. Budget
   *  Receives and compiles budget information from the various county departments as        approved by the Board of Supervisors.
   *  Monitors county budget throughout fiscal year
   *  Acts as a relay for other local budgets filed with the state

4. Accounts Payable and Receivable
   *  Keeps ledger accounts of all revenues and expenditures of the county
   *  Receives claims for payment from various departments, prepares list for Board of        Supervisors, issues payment for claims approved by board

5. Payroll
   *  Keeps all wage and withholding records for county employees
   *  Receives Time Cards
   *  Computes Wages
   *  Generates and distributes payroll checks
   *  Prepares W2's and quarterly and also health insurance, annuities, and retirement -        IPERS Reports.

6. Clerk to Board of Supervisors
   *  Prepares the agenda
   *  Post Agenda on web site
   *  Attends all board meetings, keeps and records minutes
   *  Publishes the proceedings in the official county newspapers

7. Drainage
   *  Prepares drainage notices and road notices for publication and drainage        assessments
   *  Files and records all plats, profiles, and other papers relating to drainage districts

8. Reports
   *  Keeps and records monthly, quarterly, and annual reports of county officers and        township clerks and trustees

9. Permits
   *  Sells, on behalf of the State of Iowa, permits for beer, liquor, and cigarette sales by        businesses in the unincorporated areas of the county

 

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Contacts
Calhoun County Auditor
416 Fourth Street, Suite 1
Calhoun County Courthouse
Rockwell City, Iowa 50579
Telephone: (712) 297-7741

Robin Batz: Calhoun County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections
E-mail: rbatz@calhouncountyiowa.com


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