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Chelan County Treasurer’s office.

The County Treasurer is a key position of public trust in the affairs of local government, requiring the efficient and reliable handling of all funds.  Depending upon the time of the year, between 76 million and 101 million dollars of investments are managed.  Records are maintained for over 56 thousand tax and assessment accounts.  The Treasurer’s office has a staff of six in addition to the county treasurer, with two major divisions.



  • Responsible for investing and disbursing funds and revenues for the state, county, junior taxing and assessment districts.
  • Accounting for debt obligations of junior taxing districts and irrigation districts.
  • Determine fund cash balances and honor payment of warrants.


Tax Collection

  • Responsible for the collection of real, personal, and utility taxes, for cities, schools, irrigation districts, and various other assessment districts.
  • Acts as an agent for the Department of Revenue by collecting Real Estate Excise Tax on the sale of property. 
  • Foreclose on property for delinquent taxes.
  • Issuance of Mobile Home Movement Certificates. 


The major responsibilities of the county treasurer can be summarized in the following areas:

  • Receipting & accounting of revenue
  • Collection of taxes
  • Disbursement of funds
  • Cash Management
  • Debt Management

Posted: 01/21/2015 04:53 PM
Last Updated: 12/19/2018 03:31 PM

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 16
    Dec 2020
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - December 16, 2020

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 16
    Dec 2020
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Planning Commission - December 16, 2020 (changed from December 23, 2020)

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 08
    Dec 2020
    01:30 PM - 05:00 PM

    Chelan County Noxious Weed Board Meeting - 4th Quarter

    Posted by: Noxious Weed Control Board

    Chelan County Noxious Weed Board Meeting

    Conference call - (602) 580-9226; Access Code: 6389601
  • 05
    Dec 2020
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    December Parenting Class - English Only

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Washington State University Extension
  • 03
    Dec 2020
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Review Draft Climate Resiliency Strategy report

    Posted by: Public Works

    A multi-year effort that brought together more than 100 people from organizations throughout Chelan County has resulted in a draft Climate Resiliency Strategy report that builds a foundation for future climate resilience and adaptation work. The community will have opportunities to hear more details about the report and provide input during two upcoming meetings: