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Clerk


Rebecca Mishler, County Clerk



Jennie Hart, Deputy Clerk/Elections (left)
Sandy Wilson,  Deputy Clerk/Acct. Payable(right)

Hours
8:30-4:30, Monday - Friday

Contact Information
Email:
cacoclrk@ucom.net

Physical Address:
913 Highland
Ashland, KS 67831

Mailing Address:
PO Box 886
Ashland, KS 67831

Phone: (620) 635-2813
Fax: (620) 635-2051

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The County Clerk is responsible for a wide range of duties as specified by Kansas State Statutes:
 

  • Serves as Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners; attends Commissioner meetings; prepares and posts agendas and keeps meeting minutes; maintains proceedings of Commissioners' meeting, including all contracts and agreements entered into by the County.
  • Receives and compiles all budgets submitted by County entities, the cities, the school districts, and the hospital districts; presents budget to County Commissioners for consideration and revisions;
  • Compiles, calculates and prepares tax levies;
  • Prepares real estate, personal property and state assessed tax roll and certifies to County Treasurer on or before November 1;
  • Prepares the County's Annual Financial Report and Quarterly Financial Reports;
  • Accumulates and files a bond indebtedness report for all taxing entities in the county;
  • Carries out all elections and certifies to the Secretary of State; maintains voter database; accepts filings for public office; keeps financial statements of expenses for county, city, school district candidates;
  • Provides Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for all County departments; receives all claims filed against the County;
  • Administers the County employee benefits program, including health insurance and retirement plans;
  • Maintains personnel records, job descriptions and the County Policy Manual;
  • Retrieves and balances Motor Vehicle Tax then interfaces distributions to County Treasurer;
  • Serves as the County Freedom of Information Officer;
  • Maintains inventories;
  • Provides assistance to county residents in preparing Homestead Property Tax Refund Applications for the Kansas Department of Revenue;

  • Issues Cereal Malt Beverage Licenses to establishments outside city limits;

  • Issues Kansas Wildlife and Park permits;

  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Where do I register to vote:
A. The County Clerk's office or online: See Register to Vote on the page under the American Flag 

Q. Where can I buy a hunting or fishing license?
A. The County Clerk's office or Kansas Wildlife & Parks

Q. What information do I need to file my Homestead Return?
A. Total household income, including Social Security, and a copy of tax statement

Q. How do I find out who owns a certain piece of property?
A. Bring the legal description or address to the Clerk's office or the Appraiser’s office. 
    You may do a search on this website: See Appraisal Data Base Search tab at the top of this section.  You will need to use the public search.

Q. Who do I talk to about the valuation of my property?
A. The Appraiser’s office.

Q. Who do I talk to concerning how levies are set?
A. The County Clerk’s office.

Q. Do we have county zoning?
A. No

Q. What is the total population of Clark County?
A. New 2010 census figures 2,215 - Clark County, 867 - Ashland, 77 – Englewood, 745 – Minneola, 508 Rural area

Q. What is the total intangible tax rate for where I live?
A. See chart below
 

  City/Twp County Total
Ashland 0.00 .0075 .0075
Englewood .0225 .0075 .03
Minneola .0225 .0075 .03
Appleton Twp .0225 .0075 .03
Center Twp 0.00 .0075 .0075
Englewood Twp 0.00 .0075 .0075
Lexington Twp 0.00 .0075 .0075
Liberty Twp 0.00 .0075 .0075
Sitka Twp 0.00 .0075 .0075


Q. Where do I get a road-crossing permit?
A. All road-crossing permits can be picked up at the Road and Bridge Office located at 920 Highland St. or call 620.635.2832.

Q. Where do I find out what it costs to file a document?
A. Documents are filed in either the Register of Deeds office (Phone 620.635.2812) or the District Court Clerks office (Phone 620.635.2753).

Q. Where do I find out what my traffic ticket costs or my court date?
A. The District Court Clerks office (Phone 620.635.2753).

 

  

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