Berks County Treasurer's Office
Nelson H. Long, CPA, Treasurer
Maximize the return of investments held by the County according to statute and required regulation.
Goals & Objectives:
The goals and objectives of the Treasurer’s Office are to complete the final phase of the comprehensive computerization plan of installing a state of the art laser check printing system, the interconnections of all 72 tax collectors on an online system maintained by the County, and bulk mailing of bar code process of approximately 160,000 pieces and individual tax notices.
The Treasurer is the custodian of the County money. He or she collects real estate taxes, fees and receipts, and disburses all funds after authorization by the Controller and the Commissioners. This department also issues licenses for hunting, fishing, dogs, motorboats, and pistol permits only when used in conjunction with hunting and fishing. This office also issues licenses for small games of chance and bingo.