The Office of Treasurer was created under Article 9, Section 4 of the Constitution
of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. "The County Code" determine the requirements
and functions of the office, which was established by Act of August 9,1955. 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.
•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
•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.
•The office also maintains a database of the yearly dog licenses sold to facilitate
a quick a quick search when a lost dog is found.
•The Treasurer has created a link for the Emergency Management Center to have access
to the dog files for the after hours situations.
The County Treasurer is an elected position for a term of four years.