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Auditor / Treasurer

Auditor/Treasurer: E. J. Moberg
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Phone: (507) 537-6724
Fax: (507) 537-6091
Address:

Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer
607 West Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258

located on the second floor of the Lyon County Government Center

Department Functions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Auditor/Treasurer’s office interacts with Commissioners, the Administrator, other county departments, residents, vendors, elected officials, state and federal agencies, cities, school districts, townships and special districts. The Auditor/Treasurer is the county's chief financial officer, property tax administrator, as well as the chief election official at the county level. The Auditor/Treasurer is also a member, by statute, of the County Board of Equalization and the county canvassing board.

 

Accounting & Financial Reporting The Auditor/Treasurer's office issues payments for county department obligations, including consolidated payroll and related liabilities, collects all county revenues, prepares monthly reports and the annual financial statement.

Cash Management The office invests all surplus county funds, maintains and monitors the county's investment portfolio and all county bank accounts, and reconciles monthly statements from banks and brokers.

Property Taxes, Values & Rates The office handles property tax administration which includes calculation of property taxes, collection and monitoring of current and delinquent real estate tax records, escrow management, settlement of tax receipts to taxing entities, forfeited land proceedings and special assessments including ditches.

Voter Registration & Elections Duties of the chief election officer include candidate filing, voter registration, ballot preparation, roster generation, training of election judges and clerks, maintenance of the State Voter Registration System, election reporting to the secretary of state and review for the Canvassing Board.

County Drainage Ditches The Auditor/Treasurer is a liaison between the benefited property owners on official county drainage ditches and the County Board.

County Licensing The office is a multi-licensing office that offers the following licenses:

  • Liquor
  • Tobacco
  • Auctioneer
  • Transient merchant

Driver’s License Driver’s license, permits and identification cards are processed in the Auditor/Treasurer's office at the Lyon County Government Center. Vision test and photos are taken in our office.

NOTE: - For vehicle registration, tabs, automobile licensing, etc you must go to the Auto Licensing Bureau at 302 W Redwood St (507) 532-4643.

 

Notice of Expiration of Redemption

TO: ALL PERSONS WITH A LEGAL INTEREST IN THE PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE ATTACHED NOTICE

You are hereby notified that the parcels of real property described below and located in Lyon County, Minnesota, are subject to forfeiture to the state of Minnesota because of the nonpayment of delinquent property taxes, special assessments, penalties, interest, and costs levied on those parcels.

The time for redemption from forfeiture expires if a redemption is not made by the later of (1) 60 days after service of this notice on all persons having an interest in the parcels or (2) May 8, 2017. The redemption must be made in the Auditor/Treasurer’s office.

FAILURE TO REDEEM THE LANDS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION

OF REDEMPTION WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF THE LAND AND

FORFEITURE TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA.

Read more: Notice of Expiration of Redemption

Campaign Finance Reporting

Minnesota statute §211A.02, subd. 6 requires local governments with websites to upload political campaign reports for local government candidates based on jurisdiction population and dollar amounts spent.   The reports are required to be available on the website for at least four years.

Listed below are the candidate campaign finance reports for Lyon County elected officials/candidates related to 2016 and 2014 elections.  

Applicable city, school district, or town clerks with 400 or more registered voters as of January 1 of the election year and with websites are responsible for candidate filings within those entities.

2016

County Commissioner District 1

Charles Sanow

 

County Commissioner District 4

Gary Crowley

Joel Dahl

 

County Commissioner District 5

Rick Anderson

 

District Court Judge District 5

Michelle Dietrich 

 

Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor District 1

Gary Laleman

 

Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor District 3

Mark Meulebroeck

 

Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor District 5

Steve Prairie

Read more: Campaign Finance Reporting

Driver's License

What do I need to bring?

New License: Refer to this page New to Minnesota

New ID: Refer to this page New ID

Renewal: Current License or ID

*Beginning July 2015 CDL driver's are required to bring proof of citizenship (birth certificate or passport) for renewals

 

Driver’s Licenses

 Fee

Class A, regular

$44.25

Class A, under age 21

$24.25

Class B, regular or under age 21

$36.25

Class C, regular or under age 21

$29.25

**School Bus Processing Fee - original and renewal applications

$4

Class D, regular or under age 21

$25.25

Provisional Driver’s License

$16.25

Class D Provisional License upgrade to under age 21 driver’s license-no violations on record ($3.50 credit)

$21.75

Duplicate Driver’s License - all classes

$14.75

   

Identification Cards

Fee

Under Age 65

$19.25

Age 65 and Older

$16.50

Physical Disability, Developmental Disability or Qualified Mental Illness

$.50

   

Permits/Endorsements

Fee

Class D Instruction Permit (valid for 2 years)

$13.25

*Class A, B or C Instruction Permit

no fee

*Endorsement Examination Fees

$2.50

*Motorcycle Instruction Permit/Endorsement Fee

$21

*Motorcycle Endorsement Renewal (2-wheel only)

$13

 

EXAMS

Written Exam - Given in Marshall Every Monday and Tuesday from 8:00am - 11:15am & 12:30pm - 3:45pm

Driving Exams - By Appointment Only

 Located at 601 N. Highway 59

Telephone 537-7024  

 

Drivers License Manual

Schedule Road Test

Attachments:
Download this file (Exam Schedule 9-15.pdf)Exam Schedules201 kB

Notice of Approving for Sale and Classifying of Tax-Forfeited Land

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that Lyon County Commissioners will meet for the purpose of approving for sale and classifying tax-forfeited lands, at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, in the Commissioner Room on the second floor of the Lyon County Government Center, 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258.

As described in Minnesota Statute § 282.01, parcels of land becoming the property of the state in trust under law declaring the forfeiture of lands to the state for taxes must be classified by the county board as conservation or non-conservation.

At the meeting, the county board will allow any person or agency possessing pertinent information to make or submit comments and recommendations about the pending classification for the parcels listed below. In addition, representatives of governmental entities in attendance will be allowed to describe plans, ideas, or projects that may involve use or acquisition of the property by that or another governmental entity. After allowing testimony, the board may classify, reclassify or delay taking action on any parcel or parcels.

Read more: Notice of Approving for Sale and Classifying of Tax-Forfeited Land

Notice of Abandoned Personal Property

NOTICE OF ABANDONED PERSONAL PROPERTY - LYON COUNTY, MN

The following Lyon County, Minnesota, tax-forfeited properties have abandoned personal property on them:

 Former Owner

Property Address or Parcel Number

Joan King

161 Lake Ave. N., Balaton, MN

Brian, Todd, Daniel & Austin Wixon

250 Roosevelt St., Florence, MN

Darrell & Amy Rasmussen

24-100078-0

Eugene Rasmussen Jr.

24-100079-0

Diana Perez Banos

668 3rd St., Tracy, MN

Michael Giese

165 1st St. E, Tracy, MN

Janet Simpson

148 Union St., Tracy, MN

Janet Simpson

161 Morgan St. E., Tracy, MN

Katherine Zvorak

200 Union St., Tracy, MN

 

To claim any personal property, former owners must call the Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer at (507) 537-6724, extension 1, to make necessary arrangements. Unclaimed property will become property of Lyon County and will be disposed or sold after October 25, 2017.

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Hours and Locations

Lyon County Government Center

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Public Works Building

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Law Enforcement Center

8:00-4:00 M-F   Map

Lyon County Zoning/SWCD

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Lyon County Landfill

6:00-4:00 M-F   Map

7:00-NOON SAT

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Auditor / Treasurer

E. J. Moberg
Auditor/Treasurer
607 West Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258
(507)537-6724
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Election Information

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Property Tax Information

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