The Eureka County Recorder/Auditor's office provides a variety of services to the citizens of Eureka County. Most of the Recording and Auditing functions are set forth in the Nevada Revised Statutes. However, many other services for Eureka County are managed by the Recorder/Auditor's office. This is an efficient and effective way of saving the taxpayer money. The staff of the Recorder/Auditor's office includes one elected official and 3 full-time employees.
One of the primary services of the Recorder/Auditor's office is the recording of official documents for Eureka County property owners. These official records include all Deeds, Mortgages, Liens, Leases, UCC's, and other real estate related transactions.
The majority of the Official Record recordings in Eureka County are mining related. Over 30,000 unpatented mining claims are on record.
All recordings of land transactions since the creation of Eureka County in 1873 are maintained by the Recorder's office.
In addition to the Official Records books, Official Records are microfilmed. A complete set of microfilmed Official Records is stored in a vault on a different location than the Courthouse. This is done so that all the documents can be recreated from microfilm if the records in the Courthouse are destroyed.
The Recorder's records are a staple source of information for genealogy research. In addition, a complete set of the Eureka Sentinel, which has been the main newspaper in Eureka County since 1871, is also maintained in the Recorder's office.Auditor
Many of the County Auditor's duties are set forth in the Nevada Revised Statutes. These duties include payroll and accounts payable processing, debt management, and fixed asset tracking.
The Recorder/Auditor serves as the Budget Director.
The County's budget analysis and preparation have also been assigned to the Auditor's office.
A Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association has been issued to the Eureka County Recorder/Auditor's office for fiscal year 2000 through 2011.
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In addition to the above duties, the Eureka County Recorder/Auditor's office manages several other services for the County. These services include the billing and collection for the County's Ambulance system, risk management and loss control, and management for the County's computer intranet system.
Eureka County operates the only ambulance service in the county. The Recorder/Auditor's office and the Eureka County EMS/Social Services Coordinator process the billing and collection for the ambulance service. The Recorder/Auditor's office maintains the computer equipment for this service and all of the billing and collection.
The County's risk management services are coordinated by the Recorder/Auditor's office.
Eureka County's computer intranet system is maintained and administered by the Recorder/Auditor's office.