The Brown County Treasurer provides for the orderly collection, disbursement, and recording of all monies received or disbursed by the county. The County Treasurer is also charged with maintaining records of transactions affecting taxes and the safekeeping of all county funds including the investment of those funds as prescribed by the County Board.
The Brown County Treasurer's Office provides three major activities. First, in accordance with state statute, the Office keeps records of all monies appropriated and disbursed regarding: general property taxes, bail, fines or forfeitures imposed by the courts for violation of state laws or county/municipal ordinances, fish and game fees, boat launch fees, and all other monies received by the County.
Second, the County Treasurer is charged with the safekeeping of all county funds and invests such funds consistent with the state statute and County Board policy.
The Brown County Treasurer's Office maintains property tax records and collects property taxes. The Office provides services to local municipal governments, treasurers, assessors, clerks, and to the public. The Treasurer also handles transactions affecting delinquent taxes and foreclosures.