Stacey M. Feldman
The Institute of Public Affairs has labeled the
Auditor's Office as the "Hub of County Government." The County
Auditor is an elected position with a term of four years and is
bonded at $100,000.
The Auditor has many responsibilities and works closely
with all the County Departments.
Some of the specific tasks performed by the Auditor's
- County Financial Officer
- Commissioner of Elections
- Clerk to the Board of Supervisors
- Human Resources Department
- Budget Director
- Overseer of the County Plats - Real Estate Records
- Custodian of the Courthouse and County Buildings
Keeps a record of all real estate transferred and current plats
and plat maps.
Keeps a record of highway established and vacated.
Keep minutes of the proceedings of the Board of Supervisors and
all signed documents.
Keeps a drainage record of all drainage districts of the county.
Clerk of the official canvass of elections made by the board of
Issues all payroll warrants and maintains the payroll system and
responsible for submitting payroll taxes.
Maintains health insurance records and any employment benefits
information and filings.
Certifies submits city, school, county, Assessor, E-911, Ag.
Extension, Township budgets to the state.
Prepares and submits county budget to the board of supervisors
Issue warrants on the county treasurer for claims allowed by the
board of supervisors.
Keeps a ledger account of revenues derived from all sources and
disbursements made from various funds.
Supervises printing and delivering to election board of all
official election ballots and custodian of ballots and poll
books returned from voting precincts.
compute taxes on all taxable property in the county from levies
made by the board of supervisors, certified by town and township
officials, school districts, state executive council, county
conference board and agricultural extension council.
File and certify all homestead credit applications and military
Prepares annual valuation reports of all values for all taxing
authorities to use.
Maintains TIF files and TIF state reporting requirements.
Maintains insurance policies and surety bonds.
Custodian of bonds of all county officials.
Prepares and maintains licenses and permits for fireworks,
cigarettes, beer and liquor for entities that apply in county.
Maintains Manure management Plans and Livestock Confinement
Prepares reports required by the Bureau of Census, Bureau of
Labor, OSHA and Workforce Development of Iowa.
Maintains all Voter Registration records for Plymouth County.
Conducts all elections, staffs and trains election workers and
maintains canvass materials of all elections.
Maintains the counties accounting system, records, chart of
accounts and cash and accrual fund balances.
Prepares and submits all financial reports to the State.