Norman County Auditor-Treasurer
Donna J. Hanson, Auditor-Treasurer
Cash Management. Invests all surplus county funds. Maintains and monitors the county's investment portfolio and all county bank accounts. Reconciles monthly statements.
County Beaver Control Policy & Trapper Registration Form.
County Beaver & Gopher Control Claim Forms. Please choose which claim form you need and fill it out. Forms are available at the bottom of this page. If you choose the beaver control claim form, please have your district’s county commissioners sign it before you bring it to our office. If you choose the gopher control claim form, please return it to one of your township officials.
County Budgets, Payroll and Annual Financial Statement. Issues payment for County department obligations, collects all county revenues, prepares monthly reports and the annual financial statement. Compiles and publishes the annual budget.
County Drainage Ditches. Administers the county drainage system. Files special assessments against benefited landowners for the purpose of funding repairs and maintenance costs.
County Liquor, Beer, Wine, Auctioneer, Tobacco, etc. Issues County Liquor Licenses through the Minnesota Liquor Control Commission and issues other miscellaneous licenses.
Property Taxes. Calculates rates and prepares tax information, tax statements and "Truth in Taxation" notices. Bills for and collects all property taxes and county special assessments. Keeps records of all taxing district levies (towns, cities, schools, etc.), tax collections and unpaid taxes. Places delinquent property tax parcels into judgment, administers forfeiture proceedings and sales, and uses revenue recapture as a collection method, according to statute. Monitors tax increment finance compliance. Norman County Property Taxes are now available online.
If you plan to move your mobile home you need a Mobile Home Statement. It states that all delinquent and current taxes are paid in full. Any taxes not paid will need to be paid before the mobile home can be moved.
Property Conveyances. Collects all mortgage registration, state deed taxes and split fees. Processes all documents transferring property titles and entering them in a permanent database before they are filed with the County Recorder.
Voter Registration and Elections. Enters and maintains all County voter's registrations on the state system. Administers election process including training election judges, city, town, and school district officials. Tallies and reports election night returns.
Absentee Ballot Applications are located at the bottom of this page.
To obtain an absentee ballot through the mail, complete the Absentee Ballot Application, (link below) and send it to the Norman County Auditor at PO Box 266, Ada, MN 56510 or fax to 218-784-4531. Your ballot will be sent to you when it is ready (as early as 30 days before Election Day).
Election results and training information are available at the Minnesota Secretary of State web site.