Assessor, Auditor, Licensing, and Treasurer Offices


10 2nd Street NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531-4400
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Assessor's Office
Phone:
218-685-8232
Fax:
218-685-5346
E-Mail:
assessor@co.grant.mn.us
Duties and/or Services:

**Current Year Values Information**
The Assessor’s Office is responsible for maintaining and estimated market value and classification of all taxable real and personal property in the County for property tax purposes. Every 6th year the office also values all of the tax exempt properties in the County.
Values and classifications of properties are established as of January 2 of each year. Notices are mailed to each property owner in the spring of each year advising the owner of the current property value and classification as well as the process to appeal if the owner disagrees.The 23 jurisdictions in Grant County hire their own “local assessor” who is an independent contractor. Contact our office to determine who viewed and valued your property .There are various classification application forms available in our office:
Homestead - Residential, Agricultural, Relative Residential, Relative Agricultural, Trusts
Blind or Disabled Special Classification
Special Agricultural - Actively Engaged in Farming
Property Tax Exemption. The Assessor’s Office also conducts property tax splits, property ownership splits and combinations, transfer of ownership on tax records, maintains the property descriptions, taxpayer addresses and property addresses, calculates estimate of property taxes, process all Certificates of Real Estate Values, and houses previous years estimates of value.

How To Submit An eCRV
http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/CRV/Pages/eCRV.aspx

Auditor's Office

 

 

Phone:
218-685-8236
Fax:
218-685-4521
E-Mail:
auditor@co.grant.mn.us
Duties and/or Services:
The administration of accounting functions such as processing payroll, providing receipts for miscellaneous collections and processing checks for payment for most county transactions. Maintains a financial system for balancing with county treasurer. Maintains the county ditch records, ledger and assessments. Chief county election official to maintain voter registration, prepare ballots, distribute election supplies, hold election training, administer absentee voting requests and procedures, receive and tally election results and file with Secretary of State after conducting canvassing of election results. Schedules Board of Commissioners Meetings & Hearings and maintains minutes. Assists with county budgets and tax levy. Also gathers tax levies from other units of government for calculation of real estate taxes & special assessments. Prepares tax settlements for distribution. Collects delinquent taxes, processes tax forfeitures, and confessions of judgments. Tax increment certification and preparation. Completion and submission of a variety of forms & reports required by state agencies. Sign transfer deeds & mortgages before they are filed with recorder.
License Bureau
Phone:
218-685-8247
Fax:
218-685-6713
E-Mail:
Judy.Hams@co.grant.mn.us
Duties and/or Services:
Motor vehicle registration, renewals, out of state vehicles and transfers of ownership. Drivers license applications, renewals, duplicates and identification cards. DNR recreational vehicles involving the licensing and transfer of ownership and tiling of vehicles if required ( watercraft).
Treasurer's Office
Phone:
218-685-8251
Fax:
218-685-4521
E-Mail:
Treasurer@co.grant.mn.us
Duties and/or Services:

**Current Year Tax Information**
Cash management of all county funds to include investment of excess funds and monitoring of collateral. Annually mails 6200+ Real Estate and Truth in Taxation Statements. Collection of all Real Estate, Personal Property, Mobile Home, Powerline, State Deed and Mortgage Taxes. Monthly reconciliation of bank accounts. Signs and mails all county warrants for payment of payroll and debt incurred by the county for goods and services. Notary Public.

The Treasurer's Office retains historical Birth and Death record information in addition to the issuance of birth and death certificates. Additional Birth and Death information may be obtained through the Grant County Historical Society or by calling 218.685.4864.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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