Washington County Clerk
400 S Johnstone
Bartlesville, OK 74003
The County Clerk serves as the register of deeds and custodian of records for
the County. The County Clerk also serves as the secretary to several boards,
including the Board of County Commissioners, the County Excise Board, the County
Board of Equalizations, and the Board of Tax Roll Corrections.
The County Clerk
reviews all the claims for payment of goods and services purchased or contracted
by the County, and prepares the proper warrants for payment of those goods and
services and the County payroll. The County Clerk, or one's designated deputy,
serves as the purchasing agent for the County. This system is a means to ensure
the public that tax dollars are being spent appropriately.
within the different County offices are classified as "open records". As such,
they can be reviews and mechanically copied by the public.