RECORDER

kristin colby

Kristin Colby
(641) 585-2094
[email protected]
Office Hours
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

The primary responsibilities of our office:

Lands and Records Management
-Deeds
-Contracts
-Mortgages
-Assignments, Releases
-Federal and State Tax Liens
-Financial Statements
-Articles of Incorporation
-Bill of Sale
-28E and Drainage Agreements
-Leases
-Trade Names
-Condemnations
-Affidavits
-Plats and Surveys
-Military Service Records
-Easements

Vital Records
-Marriage Licenses
-Birth Certificates
-Death Certificates
-Marriage Certificates
-Certification of Vital Records

Licenses and Registrations
-Boat Registrations, Titles, and Liens – Boating Registration Guide 2018
-Snowmobile Registrations, Titles, and Liens
-ATV & Off-Road Registrations, Titles, and Liens
-Hunting Licenses
-Fishing licenses
-Wild Turkey & Deer applications
-Fur Harvester Licenses
-Habitat, Duck, Trout stamps
-Landowner/Tenant tags

Passports
-A registered passport agent is available 8:00 – 11:00 AM and Noon – 4:00 PM  daily to assist in completing and mailing applications for passports.
-This office also takes passport pictures for a fee of $12.00

Other Responsibilities
-Collect Real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property
-Perform federal and state tax lien searches and research of current records for the public
-Collect and report auditor’s fee on transfer of property
-Certify recorder’s records
-Make records available for genealogy research
-File detailed reports to the county and to state agencies, monthly and annually
Iowa Land Records website: https://iowalandrecords.org

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