The Treasurer is the chief financial officer for Amelia County and is responsible for collecting taxes local fees and making payments on behalf of the local government. The Treasurer is responsible for every form of revenue and also manages the investment of local funds and maintains records of local finances.
The Treasurer is one of five constitutional offices in Amelia County which is elected by voters. The elected post of Treasurer was created in the Virginia Constitution of 1870. The Treasurer's independent status as an elected official ensures that local funds will be collected, invested and spent by an officer who reports directly to the people.
As a constitutional office, the department administers tax regulations in accordance with the Code of Virginia and the Ordinances of Amelia County.