400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684
Elected to a four-year term, the County Treasurer serves as the custodian of all County funds, and as such is responsible for receipting, recording and investing all money deposited with the County. The Treasurer is also responsible for maintaining debt service accounts for all the bonded indebtedness of the County.
Beginning March 1st of each year the Treasurer collects delinquent real property taxes and following an extensive notification title work process, a court order is issued which allows for the sale of properties which are more than 24 months delinquent. The County Treasurer also serves as the agent of the delinquent tax revolving fund, through which the County is able to forward to local units the amount of delinquent taxes due and owing on real property.
The Treasurer is responsible for the sale of dog licenses in the County and certification of deeds and other real estate title transfers prior to recording the documents.
The Treasurer is a member of the Plat Board, the Elections Commission, the County Apportionment Commission, the County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, the County Economic Development Corporation, and the County Land Bank.
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