The establishment of the County auditor under the Illinois statutes is an important way to ensure accountability to the people of the County. The County auditor is the only officer responsible for examining how all of the other departments are operating.


The duties of the County auditor are defined by the Illinois Statutes and include the following:

  • Analyzing County expenditures
  • Auditing internally
  • Certifying availability of funds
  • Monitoring your tax dollars
  • Reporting financials
  • Safeguarding County assets
  • Scrutinizing County activities