To collect taxes, protect and invest public funds, and work together to provide quality service for the taxpayers of Medina County.
Ohio Revised Code
• The Ohio Revised Code provides for a system of checks and balances between the County Auditor and the County Treasurer.
• The Treasurer is the chief investments officer and functions as the county’s banker.
The Treasurer’s Duties
• Collecting property taxes on real estate.
• Collecting taxes on manufactured homes.
• Depositing money from all county offices and agencies.
• Collecting delinquent taxes. Extended payment plans are available to help taxpayers bring their accounts current.
• Collecting estate taxes, vendor license and cigarette license fees.
• Being a member of the Medina County Budget Commission, Board of Revision, Investment Advisory Board, and Data Processing Board.
Additional Functions of the Treasurer
• Administering the Pre-Pay Tax Program that allows taxpayers to make more manageable monthly tax payments rather than one large payment per half.
• Administering the Fix It Funds Home Improvement Program.
• Assisting Medina County residents in retrieving Unclaimed Funds from the State of Ohio’s Unclaimed Funds list.
Treasurer Burke has 3 Goals for investing the county's money
Safety: The taxpayers’ money is held to the highest standards of stewardship. Medina County has never lost any taxpayer money through its investment practices.
Liquidity: Daily cash management is necessary to ensure funds are available to meet the needs of the county. We have always had the short term funds available when needed to pay county bills.
Yield: Maximizing return on investments has resulted in the highest interest earnings on record while maintaining safety and liquidity.