Meet The Treasurer And Staff

Mary_PhotoMary Fisher is serving her fifth term as Sibley County Treasurer. She was first elected to the position in 1998. Mary has worked in the County Treasurer's office since 1980. The position of County Treasurer is elected every 4 years.

  • The County Treasurer is responsible for the mailing and collection of over 12,000 tax statements annually. Sibley County collected over $29,000,000 in 2017. The funds collected are then distributed to the appropriate taxing districts.
  • The County Treasurer is responsible for investment of all county surplus funds, designation of depositories, serves as the custodian of all county funds and cash assets, and handles all funds received and/or disbursed by the county. The Treasurer must countersign all warrant checks issued by the county.
  • Other functions include collection of Deed and Mortgage registration taxes, mailing of Truth in Taxation notices, sale of county maps and plat books, tax searches and information, escrow of tax payments, property tax refund assistance and reconciling of all bank accounts.
  • The License Center became part of the Treasurer's office on January 1, 2014.

Tara Ernst - Assistant Treasurer
 Tina Vinkemeier -Treasurer Technician.
Treasurer Department staff may be contacted by calling 507-237-4084 or email