The primary function of the County Clerk is to file and record documents of all kinds, including all land documents, maps and plats for the county, subdivision maps and surveys, legal descriptions, bills of sale, and property tax liens.
The Clerk also files and records legal documents such as federal and state judgments and notices of intent to sue, marriage licenses, notices of identity, flea market licenses, liquor licenses, business licenses, pawn permits, and fireworks permits.
Service to Board of Commissioners
The County Clerk's office serves as secretary to the McKinley County Board of Commissioners, and the Clerk takes and keeps on file the minutes of all Commission meetings. The County Clerk's office also administers the oath of office to swear in all law enforcement officers and oversees the Bureau of Elections.