Official Website for Madison County, Iowa

Madison County Iowa - Auditor

Duties and Responsibilities

The County Auditor is ex-officio clerk of the Board of Supervisors, and the following are some of the duties

 Custodian of buildings subject to Board of Supervisors

 Computes tax levies, figures taxes and prepares tax books for Treasurer

 Keeps journal of the Board of Supervisors proceedings

 Compiles and computes agricultural land credits, homestead credits, military exemptions and apportions on tax lists

 Issues warrants for claims, files and records claims allowed by Supervisors

 Files plats, profiles, custodian of voting machines

 Clerk of official canvass of elections, receives and records elections returns and certifies same to Secretary of State

 Keeps tax account and cash account with County Treasurer showing all receipts and expenditures

 Keeps and records reports of county officers, township clerks and trustees

 Custodian of official bonds of all officers, except the Auditor, Board of Supervisors and Magistrates

 Assesses property omitted by Assessor and the County Board of Review

 Prepares and publishes financial report at end of each year

 Issues cigarette, beer and liquor licenses to dealers outside cities

 County Boards & Commissions Terms  

Passport Services

Madison County Township Financial Statements can be viewed in the Auditor's Office, Monday thru Friday 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Auditor's Office Contact Information

Madison County Courthouse

PO Box 152

112 N John Wayne Dr

Winterset, Iowa 50273

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone Number: (515) 462 - 3914
Fax Number: (515) 705 - 0348

Auditor: Shelley D. Kaster

First Deputy: Sarah Pugh

Second Deputy: Emily Reidburn

Auditor Clerk: Lance Coulter

Board Clerk: Beth Miller