Courthouse - Photo by Dave King
(Photo of Courthouse Courtesy of Dave King) 

Responsibilities of the County Auditor

The Auditor portion of this elected position performs many different job functions.  The following is a partial list with brief descriptions:

  • Budget - Prepare, administer and manage the budget according to Idaho Code.

  • Levy - Compute property tax levies for all taxing districts within the county.

  • Revenue - Receipt and audit all monies received by Clearwater County.

  • Accounts Payable - Pay all county bills, juror and witness fee. County bills are paid on the 2nd Monday of the month.

  • Payroll - Issue payroll checks to all employees on a biweekly basis.  Assure required compliance with associated reports to state and federal government.

  • Grants - Administer all aspects of financial reporting for grants received by the county.

  • Financial Statement - Prepare annual audited county comprehensive financial reports.

  • Unclaimed Property -  Administer county Unclaimed Property.

  • Tax appeals - Forward tax assessment appeals to State Tax Commission.
About This Department
Auditor: JoAnn Davis
Address: 150 Michigan Ave
                 Orofino, ID 83544
Mailing: PO Box 586
                Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: 208-476-5615
Fax: 208-476-9315
Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM M-F