||The County Treasurer has the responsibility to receive,
invest and distribute the revenue and public monies of the county. The office also keeps
accounts of all monies paid out. It is my duty to invest any funds which are not used
within 30 days. The County's money is invested in banks in DeWitt County.
As County Collector, I prepare bill and receipts for the purpose of tax
collection of real estate, drainage and mobile home taxes within the county. Upon receipt
the money is distributed to more than 168 taxing districts. As Collector, I hold a tax
sale at the end of each year to sell the taxes on every parcel that remains unpaid.
As County Treasurer, we receive and record inheritance taxes,
collect and distribute monies from the state, serve as treasurer for the Emergency
Telephone System Board 911, assist senior citizens in filing for Real Estate Tax
Deferrals, server as treasurer for 40 drainage districts, maintain the tax records and
maintain the animal control records.
If you have any questions regarding the information provided on this
website, please feel free to contact our office.
Tel: 217/ 935-7820
Fax: 217/ 935-7829