The Auditor/Treasurer serves as the clerk to the County Board. This includes the scheduling of appointments to meet with the Board and the preparation of agendas and minutes of all meetings. All of the minutes from Board meetings are published in the official paper of the County. The Auditor/Treasurer also is a member of the Extension Committee and serves as the Secretary.
Other administrative functions include the preparation and maintenance of employee files for all employee benefits both employer paid and employee paid. The Auditor/Treasurer is also responsible for the preparation of the payroll for all County Employees. Included in the payroll responsibilities are the payment of all payroll taxes, insurance premiums, and pension benefits. Chippewa County also provides a cafeteria benefits plan for its employees that is administered from the Auditor/Treasurer's Office.
Chippewa County is a self-insured employer for health and dental plans. Effective July 1, 2022, Chippewa County is complying with the Transparency in Coverage Final Rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The County's current health plan is administered through Preferred One. Their in-network rates and and out-of-network allowed amounts can be found here.