Norton County, Kansas
Official site for Norton County, Kansas

County

Clerk

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Robert Wyatt

Address:
2nd Floor
105 S. Kansas Avenue
Norton, KS 67654

Office phone : 
(785) 877-5765


Business Hours: 
Monday- Friday except holidays
8:00am-noon
1:00pm-5:00pm


Function of Department

  • Combine all valuations for each tax district and certify values to each tax district and the state
  • Assist with preparation of township and cemetery budgets and annual reports
  • Audit all budgets and file with the state
  • Compute all tax levies and prepare levy sheets
  • Prepare real estate, personal property and state assessed tax roll and certify to County Treasurer
  • Prepare added and abated taxes to original tax statement/tax roll
  • Prepare Homestead and Food Sales Tax returns
  • Balance and certify distribution of motor vehicle taxes to County Treasurer
  • Accumulate and file a bonded indebtedness report of all county tax entities
  • Combine all valuations for each tax district and certify values to each tax district and the state
  • Assist with preparation of township and cemetery budgets and annual reports
  • Audit all budgets and file with the state
  • Compute all tax levies and prepare levy sheets
  • Prepare real estate, personal property and state assessed tax roll and certify to County Treasurer
  • Prepare added and abated taxes to original tax statement/tax roll
  • Prepare Homestead and Food Sales Tax returns
  • Balance and certify distribution of motor vehicle taxes to County Treasurer
  • Accumulate and file a bonded indebtedness report of all county tax entities

 


Duties of the Clerk

SECRETARY TO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Keep County Commissioners' official records

BOOKKEEPING

  • Process accounts payable for all county department
  • Process county payroll and prepare all reports necessary
  • Duplicate ledgers to the County Treasurer
  • Maintain duplicate check registers

PERSONNEL

  • Maintain personnel files
  • Collect applications for all county vacancies
  • Maintain copy of current county policy

COUNTY ELECTION DUTIES

  • Voter registration site
  • Maintain registration database
  • Verify registration validity
  • Generate registration list and reports
  • Accept filings for public office
  • Prepare newspaper publications for elections
  • Assist with selection of election board workers
  • Prepare ballots
  • Make available advanced voting for voters
  • Prepare results and provisional ballots for County Board of Canvassers
  • Certify election results to the public and Secretary of State
  • Prepare Certificate of Nomination and Certificate of Election forms
  • Record all election results in permanent record

County Clerk FAQ

Where do I register to vote?

The County Clerk's Office or at the Driver's License Examiner's Office when you renew your license. Sometimes political organizations set up booths at local businesses close to election time at which you can register also.

Where can I buy a hunting or fishing license?

Various vendors including Endzone, Jamboree Foods, and Shopko/Wild Life and Parks

What information do I need to file my Homestead Return and Food Sales Tax Return?

Total household income, including social security, and a copy of tax statement. These are no longer handled by the Norton County Clerk's Office.

When can I expect my Homestead and Food Sales Tax Refund?

It usually takes 6 weeks.

How do I find out who owns a certain piece of property?

Bring the legal property description or address to the Appraiser's Office.

Do we have county zoning?

No, we do not. For zoning inside Norton city limits, contact the city office.