Charlotte Scott-Schmidt is the Montgomery County Clerk. 

The County Clerk is elected to a four year term in November of the Presidential Election year and takes office in January following the election. Ms. Scott-Schmidt also serves as Election Officer and Public Freedom of Information Officer for the county. Ms. Scott-Schmidt is the official secretary for the Board of County Commissioners.

The Montgomery County Clerk is a member of Kansas County Clerks Association. Below is a brief overview of the services provided by the County Clerk. 

  • Service to the Public
  • Payroll and Accounts Payable
  • Financial Reports
  • Audit all Budgets and Compute Tax Levies
  • Balance and Distribute Motor Vehicle Tax
  • Provide Budget Assistance to Townships, Cities, and Special Districts
  • Prepare Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Rolls
  • Prepare State Assessed, in Lieu of Tax and special Assessment Tax Rolls
  • Maintain Tax accounts
  • Official Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Keeper of Commissioners’ official records
  • Maintain Inventory and Fixed Assets
  • Hearing / Tracking for appeals
  • Assist with special districts creation
  • Maintain Tax Unit Maps
  • Handle Road Petitions / Vacations
  • Homestead preparation for the elderly
  • Issue permits and Licenses

Forms for birth certificates and death certificates are also available. 

If you need to contact the County Clerk  the number is 620-330-1200. (fax number 620-330-1202.) Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.  

For more information about the role of the Kansas County Clerk, visit the Kansas County Clerks & Election Officials Association website at