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Auditor

 

 Diana Dawley, Auditor/Commissioner of Elections
March 1986

                      Dixie Hudnut - Jan. 1994          Debbie Hershey - Jan. 2006
 
                      Laura Tish - April 2006          Missy Eilander - Jan. 2007
                                   

Duties of the Poweshiek County Auditor



Clerk to the Board of Supervisors


Schedules and posts Board of Supervisors Agenda. Records and preserves Board minutes and publishes proceedings in official newspapers.

The Auditor is the Custodian of the Courthouse under the direction of the Board of Supervisors.

Responsible for official documents, Resolutions, contracts, leases and ordinances.



Financial accounting


Compile, calculate and monitor the County operating budget

Prepare annual financial report

Record all financial claims against the County and issue checks for all claims allowed by the Board of Supervisors.

Prepare County payroll and issue payroll checks to all employees

Serve as Trust Officer of the County Self Funded Health Insurance Plan



Elections


Registers voters and maintains all voter registration records

Prepares and supervises the printing a ballots

Issues absentee ballots

Trains election workers

Conducts elections Primary, general, city, school and special

Prepare canvass and certificates of election
 

Sample Ballots - November 4, 2014 General Election

Click here for sample ballots

 

Click here for an Official Absentee Ballot Request Form

Click here for an Official IOWA Voter Registration Form


Real Estate


Maintain official county plat books showing owners of all lands and town lots in Poweshiek County.

Enter all real estate deeds in plat and transfer books after being recorded. Record and file change of title estates.

Compute tax levies, prepare tax list, and certify same to the County Treasurer for collection.

Prepare real estate valuation reports for other taxing entities budget preparation

Administer tax incremental financing districts



Miscellaneous

Secretary for the Civil Service Commission

Issue Cigarette license to all applicants outside the City limits with Board of Supervisors approval

Sell plat books

Passport applications (Click here for the passport information page)

 

Click here for the Auditors Reports and Forms Page

Click here for Poweshiek County Voting Precincts

Click here for Unofficial Results
Montezuma School Special Election 09/09/2014

Click here for the 2014 Poweshiek County Official
Primary Election Results

Click here for the Official Results Poweshiek County
City Election November 5, 2013

Click here for the Official Poweshiek County
September 10, 2013 School Elections

Office Hours 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

PHONE 641-623-5443
FAX 641-623-2363
Auditor's e-mail: ddawley@poweshiekcounty.org


ADDRESS:
POWESHIEK COUNTY AUDITOR
P.O. BOX 57
302 E. MAIN
MONTEZUMA, IA 50171

 

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