Responsible for prosecuting fraud cases and performing such other duties as assigned. The position requires preparation of written pleadings and briefs, legal research, and conduct of preliminary hearings, grand jury proceedings and jury trials. The position is expected to supervise the prosecution of criminal matters by the unit deputies consistent with the general guidelines and historical practice of the unit.
At different times, and depending on the issues before them, the board of county commissioners acts as the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of county government.
Estimates the value of real property within a city, town, or village's boundaries. This value is converted into an assessment, which is one component in the computation of real property tax bills.