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Chesterfield County Treasurer

Duties - The Treasurer is the custodian of all county public monies and is responsible for ensuring that local funds, including taxes and fees, are collected, received, invested, safeguarded, and properly disbursed.Term - 4 yearsSalary - $130,459 minimum from Virginia Compensation Board and not including any increase for certification or an optional county supplement

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    Michael Jackson
    (Dem)

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    Rebecca R. Longnaker
    (Rep)

Biographical Information

What is the most important responsibility of the Treasurer?

What is the biggest challenge facing the office and how will you address it?

What will be your priorities during your term?

Campaign Phone (804) 396-4534
Age 44
Twitter page @MJ4Treasurer
Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MJ4Treasurer/
The most important responsibility of the Treasurer is to properly safeguard the financial assets entrusted to his/her care with great integrity and transparency while adhering to the laws of our Commonwealth.

Building the public’s trust in the office of Treasurer while establishing a positive workplace environment that promotes competent and courteous customer service to all citizens and internal stakeholders. My top priority is to position Chesterfield County to be the best run county in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
1. Increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of billing and collection activities of the Chesterfield County Treasurer. 2. Communicating the status of assets entrusted to the care of the Treasurer in a manner and frequency most helpful to the citizens of Chesterfield County. 3. Collaborating with internal partners to ensure accurate and timely data is available to inform the decision-making processes of our elected and appointed officials. 4. Advocating and promoting financial literacy
Campaign Phone (804) 639-0693
Facebook page Friends of Rebecca Longnaker
The Treasurer’s primary role is to bill and collect current and delinquent taxes and associated fees.  This includes personal property and real estate taxes.  We also collect State Income taxes for the Commonwealth of Virginia.  As the County’s banker, all cash receipts come through and are recorded properly by the Treasurer’s Office. The Treasurer also handles the County's investment portfolio, managing it while keeping safety, liquidity and return on investment.
The biggest challenge for our County is convenience through technology. We are currently working toward a web portal for the citizens of the County that is both a convenient and cost effective way to pay tax bills. Keeping the pass through credit card fees low while maintaining excellence in customer service is the challenge we are working to overcome.
As a Constitutional Officer and a Treasurer, my goals/priorities will be to implement more convenient ways in which a citizen can interact with our office, while continuing to provide world class customer service. It will also be my priority to safeguard the funds in my care, investing with prudent fiscal responsibility