Leslie is very active in her role as the Stevens County Treasurer. She has brought many innovations to the office that safeguard public funds. She is and will continue to be a full time professional focused on superior customer service, cost effective government and efficient financial management.
Massive reformation of customer service practices. Ensured accessibility through expanding operating hours. Reduced foreclosures by 50%. Upgraded Website. Revamped electronic payments options and implemented auto payment options. The office now meets and exceeds deadlines for local government reporting.
Bachelors of Business Management (2006) – Eastern Washington University.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
5 years of experience as your Stevens County Treasurer
Leads staff of five to safeguard your Tax Dollars
Administers $500,000 budget annually
Strategically invests $85 million of county tax dollars
Manages all Bonds for School, Fire, Water and Sewer Districts
Reduced Foreclosures with taxpayer assistance programs
Massive reductions in penalty and interest fees charged to taxpayers for late payments
Actively involved with Washington Association of County Treasurers.
Executive Board of Stevens County Republicans
Children’s Ministry Director at Lifeline Church of Colville
Soccer/T-Ball Coach for Colville Parks and Recreation
Served as Interim County Commissioner (2020)
I have been so honored to be your County Treasurer for the last five years. I love working through strategic challenges to assist taxpayers in property transfers and payments of property taxes. My office has excelled in meeting and exceeding the needs of our residents and districts to get tax dollars working immediatel
As your Treasurer I am responsible for ensuring the safekeeping of Stevens County public Funds for 15 school districts, 13 Fire Districts and multiple other entities. I have been committed to continuous improvement and technological advances during my administration. The below are a few examples :
· Real Estate Excise Tax Transactions now processed electronically to save time and money for property Closings.
· Electronic Bill Pay options for taxpayers to have payments withdrawn on tax due dates.
· Friendly postcard reminder and delinquency notices to SAVE TAXPAYERS MONEY.
· Extended customer service staff hours to be available on your schedule.
· Reduction in fees for credit card payments.
· Advanced website navigation for EASY and FAST tax payments.
I have the experience it will take to lead the Treasurer’s Office into the future.
Leslie has been part of this community for many years, working tirelessly to make it a better place.
Leslie knows the value of being connected. That's why she is running for County Treasurer. Help Leslie help you.
Leslie can't win this race without your help. Flyering, word-of-mouth, and donating are all ways of helping us achieve our goals together.
Please mail your donation to:
Elect Leslie Valz
PO Box 212
Colville, WA 99114
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