County Clerk's Duties

Responsibilities of the County Clerk include:
  • Administering oaths
  • Computing and certifying the tax roll to the County Treasurer for collection
  • Keeping a record of all orders and contracts that create a liability against county funds
  • Taking and maintaining minutes of all County Commission meetings
  • Serving as the county election officer and conducting all elections in Ellis County
  • Serving as a notary public
  • Serving as budgetary accountant and accounts payable clerk for the county
  • Setting tax levies
  • Signing and issuing all orders approved by the Board of Commissioners
Note: The Deputy County Clerk shall perform all duties of the County Clerk during his/her absence.

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact the County Clerk's Office at (785) 628-9410.