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About the Auditor-Treasurer
Laureen Borden
Laureen E. Borden

Historic Courthouse
326 Laurel St.
Suite 22
Brainerd, MN  56401

Phone: (218) 824-1045
Phone: (218) 824-1303
Fax: (218) 824-1046

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The office of auditor-treasurer is managed under the direction of Laureen E. Borden, an elected county officer. Laureen was (read on...)

Functions & Responsibilities
The auditor-treasurer is charged with overseeing:
  • Accounting functions and creation of financial statements
  • Administration of the property tax system
  • Birth Certificates   
  • Business licensing
  • Calculation and collection of property taxes for all jurisdictions in the county
  • Collection of mortgage and deed tax
  • Coordinating vital statistics
  • Election administration
  • Managing the county's investments
  • Marriage Licenses & marriage certificates
  • Parcel splits and parcel consolidations
  • Updating tax roll records from parcel transfers
  • Auditor-treasurer responsibilities are subject to Minnesota State Statutes, Chapters 384 and 385.


The offices of the auditor-treasurer are located on the second floor in the historic courthouse at 326 Laurel Street, Brainerd.

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