Lisa Smith

Audrain County Courthouse, Room 101

101 N. Jefferson St.

Mexico, Missouri 65265

Phone: 573-473-5820

Fax: 573-581-2380

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Primary Responsibilities of the County Clerk's Office:

  • Serves as the county Budget and Financial Officer

  • Handles all county insurance and accounts payable activities

  • Responsible for Audrain County Employee benefits, payroll and personnel records

  • Conducts all elections held in Audrain County

  • Responsible for voter registration and campaign finances

  • Custodian of records such as contracts with the county and all minutes of the Audrain County Commission and files relating to the County Commission

  • Bid openings: Receive all bids and maintain files of all copies of bids and notices

  • Notary Public: Swear in Notaries and certify them to the State of Missouri

  • Board of Equalization: Schedule appointments and maintain minutes and decisions for the Board of Equalization

  • Licenses: Issue all County Liquor and Auctioneer licenses

  • Performs certification of value and rates of all political subdivisions

  • Performs certification and apportionment of revenue for railroad and utility companies

  • Performs certification of local real and personal revenues chargeable to the Audrain County Collector