Financial duties of the Auditor include the preparation of the County's budget from material submitted by its departments and other agencies and issuing payment for all services, materials and payroll charged to the Cherokee County.


County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

Cherokee County, Iowa - Auditor

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
Acts as secretary and 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
Enters all real estate deeds in plat and transfer books before same are recorded
Attends tax sale in Treasurer's office and issues redemption certificates for real estate
Custodian of official bonds of all officers, except the Auditor, Board of Supervisors and Magistrates
Keeps record of county patients in State Institutions
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

Cherokee County January 1, 2018
Taxable Valuations for FY 2019/2020




Auditor FAQs

Iowa Ethics and
Campaign Disclosure

Address of
Auditor's office:
Drawer H
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone Number:
(712) 225-6704

FAX Number:

Office Holder Name:
Kris Glienke

Employees in
Auditor's Office:

Deputy Auditor
 Stephanie Thill

Auditor's Assistant
Jodi Mongan

Auditor's Assistant
Kaitlin Letsche

Auditor's Assistant
Nissa Renken


Auditor's Links:
Iowa State Association of County Auditors

Iowa State
Association of Counties

Other Related Links:
Index of Iowa Code

Secretary of State's Office

Iowa Administrative Code