Pam Warford
The office of the County Clerk is an elected office with a four-year term.  Jersey County Clerk Pam Warford was elected to her third term in November of 2022.

The office is located on the lower level of the Jersey County Government Building, on the block immediately north and west of the Courthouse, at 200 North Lafayette Street.

Our Office Hours are:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Some of the main functions of the Jersey County Clerk’s office are:

  • Serving as Clerk to the County Board, keeping minutes of their meetings and keeping accurate records of County Board proceedings
  • Serving as Election Authority, administering all elections in Jersey County
  • Maintaining and administering Voter Registration Services
  • Maintaining the County’s vital records, such as births, deaths, and marriages, and reporting statistics to the State
  • Issuing Marriage and Civil Union Licenses
  • Serving as Recorder of Deeds, and recording and certifying Military Discharge papers
  • Filing Assumed Business Names
  • Receiving delinquent tax payments
  • Calculating the tax rates for various taxing bodies and working with the Supervisor of Assessments, Board of Review, and the County Treasurer to issue property tax bills.

The following staff members are available to assist you

LINDA DRAINERChief Deputy County Clerk
(Accounts Payable, Tax Extension/Redemption)
SHELLY KANALLKANChief Deputy Recorder
(All facets of Recording Department)
KIM SKINNERDeputy County Clerk
(Elections, Voter Registration, Vital Records, Recording)
ALEXIS EDWARDSDeputy County Clerk
(Voter Registration, Elections, Vital Records)
SUSAN SCOTTRecording Clerk
(Recording, County Board records, Early Voting Judge)