February 6, 2019

Clermont County courts, other offices to close Friday for detective’s services

Detective Bill Brewer

BATAVIA, Ohio (Feb. 6, 2019) – All Clermont County courts and many county offices will be closed Friday, Feb. 8, to allow employees to attend, view or participate in services for Sheriff’s Detective Bill Brewer, who lost his life in the line of duty on Feb. 2.

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Sheriff’s Office: Administrative offices close at noon Thursday and all day Friday.

Common Pleas Court: Closes at 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. This also includes Probation, Law Library, and Court Services.

Juvenile Court/Probate Court: Closes at 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday.

Prosecutor’s Office: Closes at 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday.

Domestic Relations Court: Closes at 2 p.m. Thursday and all day Friday. All hearings will be scheduled to the next available time.

Board of County Commissioners’ office, and departments including Water Resources Administration Building, Building Inspection, Permit Central, Job & Family Services, OhioMeansJobs/Clermont County, and Department of Community & Economic Development: Closed Friday.

Municipal Court: Closed Friday. Those who have an arraignment scheduled for Friday will be sent a new court date. They can also check the Clermontclerk.org website for updated information.

Common Pleas Clerk’s Office, Domestic Relations Clerk and all auto title offices: Closed Friday.

Public Defender’s Office: Closed Friday.

Auditor’s Office: Closed Friday.

Recorder’s Office: Closed Friday.

Engineer’s Office: Closed Friday.

Public Health: Closed Friday.

Coroner’s Office: Closed Friday; on call at 513.543.0129.

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Some county offices will be open, including the Treasurer’s Office, which is accepting payments for first-half property taxes, which are due Feb. 13. The Municipal Clerk of Court Office will be open Friday. The Board of Elections office will be open Friday.

Bus service in Clermont County, including Dial-A-Ride, will operate normally.

The county website, www.clermontcountyohio.gov, has separate pages for each county office, including how to contact them. Check there if you have questions on whether an office is open or closed.

Services for Detective Brewer are as follows:

Family and friends are invited to a public visitation from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at Mount Carmel Christian Church, 4110 Bach Buxton Rd, Batavia, OH 45103, under the direction of E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Interment will follow at Pierce Township Cemetery.

January 11, 2018

Clermont property taxes due Feb. 9

BATAVIA, Ohio (Jan. 11, 2017) — Approximately 54,000 first-half real estate tax bills were mailed on Jan. 12, said Clermont County Treasurer Jeannie M. Zurmehly. The deadline for payment, without penalty, is Feb. 9.

Taxes can be paid by mail, or in person from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Treasurer’s Office on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 101 E. Main St., Batavia. Taxes may also be paid by credit card or e-check at www.clermonttreasurer.org or by phone at 1.800.272.9829.

A night deposit is located at the Main Street entrance of the Administration Building for payment of taxes after hours.  Taxpayers with questions may call 513.732.7254 or email Treasurer@clermontcountyohio.gov.

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September 7, 2017

Jeannie Zurmehly takes office as county Treasurer

County Treasurer Jeannie Zurmehly

BATAVIA, Ohio (Sept. 7, 2017) — Clermont County’s new Treasurer, Jeannie Zurmehly, took office on Sept. 4. She succeeds longtime Treasurer Bob True.

As county Treasurer, Ms. Zurmehly serves as the chief investment officer for Clermont County. The Treasurer collects all payments, including taxes, received by the county. She manages $38 million in revenue monthly with increases during peak tax collection periods. In fact, Clermont County’s daily investment portfolio averages over $110 million.

Ms. Zurmehly is also a member of the County Budget Commission, County Board of Revision, and Automatic Data Processing Board.

Prior to becoming Treasurer, Ms. Zurmehly was a member of the Treasurer’s Office staff since 2007, working with delinquent taxpayers. Before joining the Treasurer’s Office, she worked primarily in law firms and title agencies preparing and closing real estate loan transactions.

Ms. Zurmehly also operated her own bookkeeping business for several years. She served as executive treasurer of the Clermont County Agricultural Society from 2003 to 2013 and was a member of the Jackson Township Board of Zoning Appeals from 2003 to 2017.

Ms. Zurmehly was elected Treasurer in November 2016. The Ohio Revised Code requires county treasurers to take office on the first Monday of September of the following year.

A graduate of Batavia High School in 1979, Ms. Zurmehly obtained a degree in accounting from UC Clermont College in 2015 and received Outstanding Accounting Technology Student Honors.

She and her husband, Tim, reside in Clermont County.

Clermont County Treasurer’s website

June 12, 2017

County taxes due July 7

BATAVIA, Ohio (June 12, 2017) — Approximately 44,000 second-half real estate tax bills were mailed on June 9, 2017, said Clermont County Treasurer J. Robert True.  The deadline for payment, without penalty, is July 7.  Taxes can be paid by mail or in person at the Treasurer’s Office on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 101 E. Main Street, Batavia, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Taxes may also be paid by credit card or e-check at www.clermonttreasurer.org or by phone at 1.800.272.9829.

A night deposit is located at the Main Street entrance of the Administration Building for payment of taxes after hours.  Taxpayers with questions may call 513.732.7254 or email at Treasurer@clermontcountyohio.gov.

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January 17, 2017

First-half taxes due Feb. 10

BATAVIA, Ohio (Jan. 17, 2017) — Approximately 48,000 first-half real estate tax bills were mailed on Jan. 13, said Clermont County Treasurer, J. Robert True.  The deadline for payment, without penalty, is Feb. 10.  Taxes can be paid by mail, or in person from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Treasurer’s Office on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 101 E. Main Street, Batavia.  Taxes may also be paid by credit card or e-check at www.clermonttreasurer.org or by phone at 1.800.272.9829.

A night deposit is located at the Main Street entrance of the Administration Building for payment of taxes after hours.  Taxpayers with questions may call 513.732.7254 or email us at Treasurer@clermontcountyohio.gov.

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June 13, 2016

Second-half taxes due July 7

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BATAVIA, Ohio (June 10, 2016)– Approximately 44,000 second-half real estate tax bills were mailed on June 10, said Clermont County Treasurer, J. Robert True.  The deadline for payment, without penalty, is July 7.

Taxes can be paid by mail or in person at the Treasurer’s Office on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 101 E. Main Street, Batavia, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Taxes may also be paid by credit card or e-check at www.clermonttreasurer.org or by phone 1-800-272-9829.

A night deposit is located at the Main Street entrance of the Administration Building for payment of taxes after hours.  Taxpayers with questions may call 513-732-7254 or email Treasurer@clermontcountyohio.gov.

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