This year 2007 for the County Clerk's office has been extremely busy with the County having significant growth and development.
The titling department consists of seven full time employees. This part of the Clerk's office handles titling of motor vehicles and filing of personal, federal and state tax liens. Motor vehicle titles issued totaled 23,438 in 2007 averaging about 90 titles per day. The Clerk's office saw an increase in titling new vehicles again this year. The Campbell County Clerk's office issued 343 marriage licenses in 2007. The County Clerk's office also issues malt beverage and catering permits for county wide functions.
The recording section (vault) consists of six full time employees. This section deals with oil and gas leases, royalty deeds, warranty, and quit claim deeds. Mortgages, oil and gas liens are also filed in this part of the clerk's office along with overriding royalties, affidavits of heir ship, survivorship, notary public, military discharges, and powers of attorney. The land records department has been busy with various business and residential subdivisions.
Two employees work in the payroll/accounts payable section of the Clerk's office. They handle all areas of payroll from enrollment of new employees to issuing payroll checks and payment of all taxes and benefits associated with payroll. An average of 364 employees received paychecks from this office. On an average there are approximately 500 accounts payable check issued per month. We also have on full time employee responsible for the budget process and financial's.
The Election Department is on a statewide voter registration which will link Campbell County to all the other counties statewide. The department is currently gearing up for the 2008 Presidential Election. U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative, along with State Representative and State Senator and two Commissioners seats are among the offices up for the 2008 election.
The Clerk's office collected over $799,568 in revenue for 2007 for the recording of various instruments, titles, marriage licenses, and miscellaneous receipts.
The County Clerk's office has finished implementing the computerizing our grantor and grantee records along with our receiving books. We feel this will be more time efficient for the public and for our office. This has saved an enormous amount of time for our employees.
The employees in this office take pride in their work and continuance of friendly and efficient public service and excellent public record keeping.