The first Treasurer in Adams County was appointed and took office in 1801. All subsequent Treasurers have been elected. In 1997, Theresa Adamik became the first woman to hold the office in Adams County. Responsibilities are receipting and depositing all monies received by the County. Releasing and disbursing all expenditures on the Treasury. Maintains the cash management by investing the monies in short term investments. Only transferring monies on an as needed basis the Treasurer's Office is also an agent to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Sale and issuing of various licenses and permits.