The Loudon County Trustee has three major functions:

(1) collecting the county's property taxes

(2) accounting for and disbursing county funds (including proper apportionment and determination of fund availability)

(3) investing temporarily idle county funds. 

 

According to T.C.A. § 8-11-104, the trustee's basic duties include the following:

1. Collect all state and county taxes on property

2. Keep a fair and regular account of all the money received

3. Receive the county's bills

4. Keep a successive warrant book, or a book showing all bills received

5. Pay the legal demands (just claims) immediately if there are unappropriated funds sufficient to do so

6. Keep fair and regular accounts of such payments

7. Furnish the county executive with any papers and vouchers necessary for perfecting any settlement with any person who is

accountable for county revenue