Stevens County Clerk

Amy Jo Tharp



Amy Rich, Deputy Clerk

Donna Norton, Clerk

Office: (620) 544-2541

Fax: (620) 544-4094

Business Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Function of Department

  • Combine all valuations for each tax district and certify values to each tax district and the state
  • Assist with preparation of township and cemetery budgets and annual reports
  • Audit all budgets and file with the state
  • Compute all tax levies and prepare levy sheets
  • Prepare real estate, personal property and state assessed tax roll and certify to County Treasurer
  • Prepare added and abated taxes to original tax statement/tax roll
  • Prepare Homestead and Food Sales Tax returns
  • Balance and certify distribution of motor vehicle taxes to County Treasurer
  • Accumulate and file a bonded indebtedness report of all county tax entities

Duties of Clerk


Keep County Commissioners’ official records


Process accounts payable for all county department
Process county payroll and prepare all reports necessary
Duplicate ledgers to the County Treasurer
Maintain duplicate check registers


Maintain personnel files
Collect applications for all county vacancies
Maintain copy of current county policy

County Election Office

  • Voter registration site
  • Maintain registration database
  • Verify registration validity
  • Generate registration list and reports
  • Accept filings for public office
  • Prepare newspaper publications for elections
  • Assist with selection of election board workers
  • Prepare ballots
  • Make available advanced voting for voters
  • Prepare results and provisional ballots for County Board of Canvassers
  • Certify election results to the public and Secretary of State
  • Prepare Certificate of Nomination and Certificate of Election forms
  • Record all election results in permanent record


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where do I register to vote:
A. The County Clerk’s office or at the Driver’s License Examiner’s office when you renew your license. Sometimes political organizations set up booths at local businesses close to election time at which you can register also.

Q. Do we have county zoning?
A. Yes, Contact the Zoning & Planning Department

Q. Who takes care of the little cemeteries?
A. Call the County Clerk’s office for this answer. They are all handled by different people.