Polk County Clerk
ClerkDebra S. Girard
PO Box 276
Osceola, NE 68651
Phone (402) 747-5431
Fax (402) 747-2656
The Polk County Clerk’s Office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse in Osceola, NE. The office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is open during the noon hour. E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Functions of the Clerk’s Office:
The Polk County Clerk’s Office has a wide range of duties. Some of the main duties are issuing marriage licenses as well as tobacco and liquor licenses and handling payroll for employees as well as paying all the bills for the county. The County Clerk is also the Secretary to the Commissioners and records all proceedings of the board and attends all of their meetings.
The Clerk must countersign all warrants issued by the commissioners, which have been signed by the chairman. The names of all county officials, their signatures and their seals of office must also be reported to the Secretary of State by the Clerk.
Because of Polk County’s population, the County Clerk’s Office is also the Register of Deeds, Election Commissioner and Ex Officio Clerk of the District Court, including jury Commissioner.
At the Present time, the County Clerk’s Office staff is: