The responsibilities of the treasurer are as follows:

Receipting of Funds
Collection of Taxes
Disbursement of Funds
Investment of Funds
Bond Sales
County Surplus

In Kittitas County the county treasurer's office handles the monies for the following:

  • Seven School Districts
  • Eight Fire Districts
  • Five Water Districts
  • One Sewer District
  • Two Hospital Districts
  • One Cemetery District
  • One Irrigation District
  • Sixty-Three County Funds
  • One P.U.D. District
  • One Flood Control Zone
  • Eight Weed Districts
  • Five Cities
  • Forty State Funds
  • One Soil Conservation District

Kittitas County has approximately 37,533 Real Property, 2,863 Cascade Irrigation, 1,676 Personal Property, and 1,745 State-Assessed parcels. Additionally, in 2015, the Treasurer’s Office mailed out 283 Utility Local Improvement District statements, 4,038 Television Improvement District #1 statements, and 20 Noxious Weed Liens letters.

The duties of the county treasurer are many and varied, each requiring the efficient and reliable handling of public funds. With responsibilities extending beyond the scope of county operations, the county treasurer plays a key fiduciary role in the operation of the local government.