The Clarion County Treasurer’s Office is responsible for managing Clarion County’s deposit accounts and remits all checks for said accounts. The office is also in charge of short term investments and ensuring the county is getting the best interest rates.
The Treasurer is an elected official for a 4-year term. The office is responsible for depositing, investing and expending the county funds. Monies are received from various county offices, as well as the state. When the local tax collectors bring the county tax dollars to the courthouse, the treasurer is the one who receives it and who deposits and invests it for the highest yield. The treasurer also polices the county spending. If a requisition is submitted and the money is not available, the request is denied. The office handles approximately 16 various accounts and sign about 600 checks per month totaling an average of half a million dollars. This office acts as a dual office, doing both county and state business. The office works as an agent for the Commonwealth of PA for sales of dog, hunting, fishing, and firearm permits, small games of chance and bingo licenses. The Treasurer also pays people who serve on jury duty and witnesses that are summoned for court duty.