Auditor Treasurer

Our Mission:

The mission of the Auditor-Treasurer's Office is to serve the public by safeguarding the assets of the county, providing timely, relevant and accurate information to the public and all branches of government and ensuring the integrity of our elections .We strive to accomplish our mission in an efficient, professional and courteous manner.

We Add Value By: 
  • Providing transparency; demonstrating accountability of County resources in an understandable way
  • Working with people to meet the intent of laws, policies, regulation
  • By how we do our work: efficient, professional, courteous

Key Responsibilities
  • Financial Administration
  • Cash Management
  • Election Administration
  • Property Tax Administration
  • Property Conveyances

The Auditor’s Office also is responsible for County Board Meeting Minutes.

Role of the Auditor-Treasurer
The Auditor-Treasurer is an elected public official serving in the administrative branch of county government. The Auditor-Treasurer is the Chief Financial Officer, Election Supervisor, and Property Tax Administrator for the County and is also a statutory member of the County Board of Equalization, the County Canvassing Board and the Extension Committee.

Contact Us

Braidy Powers
County Auditor-Treasurer

Cook County Courthouse
411 W. 2nd Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604

PH: 218-387-3640
FAX: 218-387-3043

Monday – Friday
8am – 4pm
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