The Franklin County Treasurer’s primary responsibility is the collection of real estate taxes. In addition, we are tasked with the management of the county’s financial assets, providing safety, liquidity and earning a market rate of return. We will manage the assets honestly, efficiently and responsibly to ensure the Treasurer’s Office is governed in a professional manner that will be transparent to the property owners of Franklin County. The Treasurer’s Office will optimize the use of Franklin County’s assets through the employment of technology, efficient best practices and sensible management. Our agency mission is to complete our tasks and responsibilities in a way that enhances the lives of all Franklin County property owners.
Decrease the amount of property owners losing their homes to foreclosure due to real estate property tax delinquency- Goal #6 of Rise Together: A Blueprint for Reducing Poverty in Franklin County is to enable more families at or near poverty to afford quality housing and reducing the percentage of housing-cost burdened families