The Clerk/Treasurer's Office provides many services to the Village. Department serve the public by administering elections, providing legal notice and support of public meetings, preserving open access to public records, issuing municipal licenses, and maintaining the Village Seal and Municipal Code.
The Clerk/Treasurer's Department is also responsible for providing professional financial management services for the Village of Germantown. . The office handles payments to the village for property taxes, utilities, and pet licensing.
Responsibilities and duties include activities related to receipt and collection of revenue, the safekeeping and investment of revenue, and an accurate accounting for and the disbursement of revenue. Other areas of responsibility include:
- Accounts payable
- Coordination of the annual budget and long term financial plan processes
- Debt management
- General billing and collection
- Investment and cash management
- Pet licensing
- Property tax collection
- Utility billing and collection