1. Seeking Argument Against San Juan County Fire Protection Dist. No. 2 (Orcas Island Fire & Rescue)

    If you are interested in writing an opposing argument, please contact the Auditor. Read on...
  2. Candidate Filing Week – May 15 through May 19

    Candidates may file online, by email, by fax, by mail, or in person. Read on...
  3. County Hosts “Meet Your Elected Officials” Event on Lopez Island

    Reminder: Meet your elected officials on March 11 on Lopez Island Read on...
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The County Auditor is an elected, non-partisan position. Primary responsibilities of the Auditor’s office include:
  • Financial services, including:
    • Financial reporting for the County
    • Assisting the County Administrator with budget preparation and monitoring
    • Paying the bills (accounts payable) for the County
    • Payroll for County employees
    • Fixed asset tracking for the County
    • Grant accounting and reporting
    • Centralized purchasing for the County, except Public Works
    • Accounting, payroll, and budget assistance for junior taxing districts
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Management of surplus personal property of the County
  • Receipt of claims and lawsuits
  • Stormwater assessment appeals
  • Liaison to Veterans Advisory Board
The goal of the County Auditor's Office is exceptional customer service. If you have a question, or if there is anything we can do for you, please stop by, call or email. We want to hear from you.