Auditor-Treasurer Department

Mission Statement:

To perform professionally the statutory duties of the County Auditor-Treasurer with integrity, independence, and a spirit of technological innovation while emphasizing outstanding customer service, excellent public information, and efficient use of taxpayer resources with a streamlined, well-trained and appropriately compensated staff


The Auditor-Treasurer serves as:

  • Chief financial and investment officer
  • Chief election official
  • Administrator of all aspects of property taxation as well as special assessments and ditch
  • Liaison between 16 township boards, 7 city councils, 32 precincts, 8 school districts, and 4 neighboring counties with drainage issues
  • Member of the County Board of Equalization, the County Canvassing Committee, County Extension Committee and various other committees, councils, and boards as appointed or directed by the County Board of Commissioners.

JeanJean Prochniak, Auditor/Treasurer:

Jean was sworn in as the Brown County Auditor-Treasurer on January 5, 2015.  She was elected to a four-year term on November 4th, 2014.

Auditor/Treasurer Staff:

Assistant Auditor-Treasurer: Kelly Hotovec
Property Tax Specialist: Resa Harris
Property Maintenance Specialist: Jill Derksen
Financial Manager: Steven Rutscher
Financial Assistant: Cindy Meyer
Financial Technician: Shawn Wilfahrt
Collections: Cindy Rueckert

Contact Auditor-Treasurer Office

General

Brown County Courthouse
14 S State Street
PO Box 115
New Ulm, MN 56073-0115

Located on the 2nd floor, Rm 206
Hours: 8 am – 4:30pm Weekdays

Telephone: (507) 233-6613
Fax: (507) 359-1430

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Elections

Telephone: (507) 233-6614

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Contact

Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.

 

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