Treasurer's Office:
Louisa A. Ewert - County Treasurer

Treasurer's Office – Rock Island County Treasurer & Ex-Officio County Collector

Citizens of Rock Island County:

My name is Louisa “Terronez” Ewert, I was first elected in November, 2010 to serve as the County Treasurer, I am currently serving my 3rd term until November, 2022. I have worked in the Treasurers’ office since 1993 starting as an Assistant Cashier and have worked in every position during my past 26 years of service with Rock Island County! I have had the pleasure of working with and for the past 2 elected Treasurers and my office will continue to run as efficiently & prudently as it has in the past.  It will be my pleasure to assist the taxpayers and taxing bodies of Rock Island County, as well as working with the various county offices and employees for the betterment of our government and community!

I consider myself the “Banker” for Rock Island County and my duties include:

County Treasurer: Responsible for receiving, recording and depositing receipts for over 90 County Funds which includes banking, investments, monthly reconciliation and reporting. Payroll distribution of checks and direct deposits for all County offices, including payroll tax reporting/payments for Federal and State, FICA/Medicare. Accounts Payable account which involves banking; positive pay maintenance and counter signature. Maintain Trust Account, Bankruptcy Court payments, Forest Preserve, Bi-State & JTPA funds management. Probation funds tracking of revenues & expenses for annual report to State. Seek and collect RFP bid notices for loans. Issue Mobile Home Tax Certifications on behalf of Secretary of State.

Ex-Officio County Collector: Responsible for Printing, Mailing (inc maintenance) statements, Collection, Investment and Distribution of Rock Island County Taxes, which include Real Estate, Mobile Home, Railroad, and Housing Authority taxes. This includes billing of over 66,000 parcels which will generate over 254 million in distributions to over 200 taxing bodies. We oversee, collect and record all tax payments from 100's of mortgage lenders, 19 local banks & credit unions, auto-payments, online payments, in-house, drop box and mailed. Responsible for publication notice of delinquent taxpayers, certified delinquent tax mailing and oversee annual Tax Sale and Auction. Maintain Sr. Deferral applications, liens and tax payments for State. Track compliance of FYE Certificate of Publication requirement of all taxing bodies to determine eligibility of tax distributions. Collect and oversee Drainage Union District taxes.

If you have any questions regarding the information provided on the pages under Rock Island County Treasurers’ office, feel free to contact me at (309)558-3510 or e-mail me at: lewert@co.rock-island.il.us Click to send e-mail.

Sincerely,
Louisa A. Ewert
County Treasurer

Treasurer's Office - Announcements

Reminder: Current Real Estate And Mobile Home Taxes Are Now Past Due!

Important Tax Deadlines To Remember:

November 22, 2019 - Last day we accept Personal and Business Checks
December 2, 2019 - Delinquent notices printed to publish and mail - add $10.00
December 26, 2019 - Last day to pay before tax sale!
December 27, 2019 - TAX SALE (all unpaid taxes will be SOLD)
If your taxes go to the tax sale, contact the County Clerks's office in mid-January for redemption amount.


 

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Louisa A. Ewert Click to send e-mail - Treasurer
Rock Island County Office Building (map ExternalLink.gif)
First Floor - 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island IL 61201

Phone: (309) 558-3510      Fax: (309) 558-3511      Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday