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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!

  • 08
    Aug 2020
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    August 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
  • 07
    Aug 2020
    09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 07
    Aug 2020
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Washington State Trappers Association

    Posted by: Chelan County Expo Center

    For information contact them through their webpage

    Chelan County Expo Center
  • 05
    Aug 2020
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - August 5, 2020

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 04
    Aug 2020
    09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    Election Day

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Election Day

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