Steve Matheson is your Kootenai County Treasurer. He
was elected as Treasurer on November 4, 2014. One of the primary goals of the Treasurer's office is to continue
to enhance the excellent customer service that has been established.
The Treasurer's office has 3 primary functions for Kootenai County. They are:
Treasurer: The responsibility as a Treasurer is to ensure all monies received by
Kootenai County are deposited and accounted for in a timely manner. The Treasurer is also responsible for investing
idle funds and ensuring there is adequate money available to meet the county's financial obligations.
Tax Collector: As the tax collector, it is the Treasurer's responsibility to collect the taxes on real and personal
property, on harvested timber, and the certification of special assessments for water districts, fire protection
districts, and local improvement districts.
Public Administrator: The Treasurer is also appointed as the Public Administrator in the following situations:
1. For the estates where no personal representative is appointed
2. The estates where there is no known heir
3. Estates ordered because the State of Idaho is the heir