Auditor-Treasurer Office

Responsibilities

The Auditor-Treasurer’s Office serves as custodian of all county funds and cash assets, handles all funds received and/or paid out by the county, and is responsible for investing all county surplus funds, designation of depositories, securing collateral to protect funds and determines terms of investments. Duties included are generation and collection of:

  • Confession of judgment
  • Current and delinquent real estate
  • Personal property and mobile home taxes
  • Tax forfeiture

The Auditor-Treasurer is also the Deputy Registrar for the county and administers the License Center providing vehicle registrations for cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc; recreational licenses such as boat titles, hunting and fishing licenses, etc; and drivers license renewals and ID cards.

Other functions of the office include:

  • Assists the Election Administrator in the election process
  • County bank account reconciliations
  • Escrow of tax payments
  • Fireworks permits
  • Inventory of fixed assets
  • Maintaining Drainage Ditch Funds and Assessments
  • Issues auctioneer licenses, and serves as the holder of surety bonds for auctioneers
  • Issues Beer, Liquor and Tobacco licenses
  • M-1PR (property tax refund) assistance and forms

Employees

Eight full-time employees staff the Le Sueur County Auditor-Treasurer’s office. The position of County Auditor-Treasurer is elected every four years.

True Transit Tokens

True Transit Tokens now available for sale at the Le Sueur County Auditor-Treasurer's Office.

Ditch Information

A pubic hearing will be held on August 27th at 9:30 a.m. in the Le Sueur County Commissioner's room to discuss and determine whether a Certification of Drainage Assessment is necessary and whether ditch liens should be followed for the following drainage ditches: Le Sueur County Ditch 2, 15, 17, 23 & 67; Le Sueur-Blue Earth Joint Ditch 1, 2 & 15.  Members of the public affected by these ditches are encouraged to attend and provide comments regarding the drainage system and the need for an assessment.