The County Clerk is the official keeper of public records for Jefferson County. This includes maintaining official records for all real property transactions in Jefferson County as well as commissioners' meeting records, ordinances, resolutions and other miscellaneous commission documents.
The County Clerk is the chief elections official for Jefferson County. She plans, coordinates and conducts elections in Jefferson County. She ensures that elections are conducted openly,fairly and according to the Oregon State Revised Statutes and Oregon Administrative Rules as they pertain to elections.
The County Clerk is the Board Clerk for the Board of Property Tax Appeals. She plans, coordinates and records Board of Property Tax Appeal hearings. She is responsible for maintaining the official board record in accordance with the Oregon Revised Statutes and Oregon Administrative Rules.
The County Clerk is authorized to solemnize marriages. Marriages are solemnized by appointment only.
Kathleen B. Marston is the current Jefferson County Clerk. Kathleen was initially elected as Jefferson County Clerk in the November, 1998 General Election. Kathleen's current term expires December 31, 2014.