The county treasurer is elected by vote of the county at large for a term of four years with a prohibition against serving more than two terms within twelve years.
Primary duties of the Treasurer are to:
The county treasurer responsible for collecting taxes; and in the case of delinquent taxes, the treasurer may order the sale of real property to pay delinquent taxes. The treasurer also receives distributions of local income and other taxes that are collected by the state such as real estate tax, personal property tax, mobile home tax, state assessed tax, and the following miscellaneous taxes: auto excise tax, inheritance tax, and innkeeper’s tax.
As an officer on the County Board of Finance, the treasurer is responsible to deposit, invest, and account for all monies entrusted to Rush County government. Together with the auditor, the treasurer ensures the proper distribution of funds. (Generally see IC 36-2-19 for duties of the county treasurer).
Source: “Guide to Indiana County Government” 2007 edition; Association of Indiana Counties, Inc.
Rush County Courthouse
101 East Second Street, Room 213
Rushville, Indiana 46173
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM – 4 PM EST
Staff: Susan Spaeth, Deputy
Missy Fizer, Deputy