Bourbon County Clerk
210 S National Ave
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Residents living in the City of Fort Scott vote at the following locations:
1st Ward Community Christian Church DRYWOOD Grace Baptist Church
2nd Ward Grace Baptist Church FRANKLIN Mapleton Community Building
3rd Ward Grace Baptist Church FREEDOM Fulton Community Building
4th Ward Community Christian Church EAST MARION Uniontown City Hall
5th Ward Community Christian Church WEST MARION Bronson Community Building
6th Ward Community Christian Church MARMATON Redfield City Hall
7th Ward Grace Baptist Church MILLCREEK Redfield City Hall
Residents living out in the County vote at the following locations:
OSAGE Fulton Community Building
PAWNEE Redfield City Hall
NORTH SCOTT Community Christian Church
SOUTH SCOTT Grace Baptist Church
TIMBERHILL Mapleton Community Building
WALNUT Uniontown City Hall
You may register to vote online, through the Kansas Secretary of State’s website.
Check your voter registration status, the location of your polling place and view a sample ballot at VoterView by the Secretary of State.
The County Clerk is elected in November of Presidential Election years to a term of four years. There are no term limits to this elected office.
The Bourbon County Clerk/Election Officer is responsible for a wide range of things under Kansas Law. Some of those are listed here.
Advance Voting is available prior to each election. You may advance vote in one of two ways: By mail, by filing an application for a ballot to be mailed to you OR in-person, beginning at least one week prior to any election.
Bourbon County Clerk Duties:
- Serves as Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners; attends Commission meetings; prepares and posts agendas and keeps meeting minutes; maintains proceedings of Commission meetings, including all contracts and agreements entered into by the County.
- Prepares annual budgets for most townships and fire districts and all cemeteries, watersheds and light districts in the County.
- Receives and compiles all budgets submitted by County entities, cities, townships, the community college, school districts, and all special districts.
- Compiles, calculates, and prepares tax levies.2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
- Prepares real estate, personal property, and state assessed tax roll, including special assessments, and certifies to County Treasurer.
- Accumulates and files a bonded indebtedness report for all taxing entities in the County.
- Carries out all elections and certifies to the Secretary of State; maintains voter database; accepts filings for public office; keeps financial statements of expenses from county, city, school district candidates.
- Provides Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for all County departments; receives all claims filed against the County.
- Provides checks and balance to property transfers, motor vehicle collections and Treasurer’s daily ledger activities.
- Serves as the County Freedom of Information Officer.
- Maintains fixed asset inventory for the County.
- Provides assistance to County residents in preparing Homestead Property Tax Refund and Food Sales Tax Applications for the Kansas Department of Revenue.
- Issues Cereal Malt Beverage Licenses to establishments outside the city limits and issues Firework Permits to stands throughout the County for 4th of July week.
- Issues Kansas Wildlife and Park permits.