Auditor Treasurer


The Rock County Auditor-Treasurer's Office is the accounting office of the County and is responsible for calculating, collecting and distributing taxes for the County, Cities, Township and School Districts. All monies are receipted and disbursed by this office. This office also calculates the county payroll and employee benefits; administers and maintains the election system; issues transient merchant, auctioneer and liquor licenses.

Ashley Kurtz, Auditor/Treasurer
204 E. Brown Street—PO Box 509
Luverne, MN 56156
PH: 507-283-5060
Fax: 507-283-1343

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


  • Investments of County funds and interest collections
  • All receipt collections
  • Issues warrants against all County funds
  • Monthly financial reports
  • Year-end financial report and 1099's
  • Assists in annual audit
  • County payroll preparation
  • Register of Bonds
  • Assists with County Budget

 Property Taxes

  • Filing of all legal plats
  • Filing of all deeds and mortgages
  • Maintain records of all property owners
  • Certification of tax levies for taxing districts
  • Calculate tax capacity rates, credits and net property taxes
  • Specials assessments
  • Transmission and Distribution Line Taxes
  • Maintain ditch fund assessments
  • Tax increment financing
  • Collection of property tax refunds
  • Distribution of tax to taxing districts
  • Tax forfeiture proceedings
  • Member of County Board of Equalization

Deputy Registrar of Motor Vehicles

  • Motor vehicle registration
  • Drivers licenses, permits and ID cards
  • DNR registrations of boats, snowmobiles and off-road vehicles
  • Game & Fish license agent

 Chief County Election Official

  • Voter registration record keeping
  • Prepare ballots for use in all elections in 23 county election precincts
  • Secure and distribute to all precincts, supplies and equipment required
  • Hold training session before each election for municipal and townships clerks and election judges
  • Handling of all absentee ballot requests and voting procedures
  • Receive and tabulate results of elections and file these results with the Secretary of State
  • Member of County Canvassing Board to check tabulations
  • Assurance of election certificates to qualified election winners