The County Assessor's office is an information gathering office. We use the information we gather about properties to ensure the County's valuation is set accurately each year. The Assessor's office is responsible for assessing property taxes, however the Platte County Treasurer's Office collects the taxes.
Eppel, Danette - Assessor
Crane, Rachel - Field Appraiser
Tyson, Danielle - Field Appraiser
Young, Micki - Property Specialist
The Platte County Attorney's Office:
Prosecutes on behalf of the people of the State of Wyoming in all criminal and juvenile matters;
Represents the Platte County Commissioner's in all civil matters;
Represents each Platte County elected official in the official capacity;
Provides legal opinions to the elected officials, boards and entities involved in Platte County Governement;
Represents the State of Wyoming's interest in all involuntary hospitalization proceedings;
Provide legal duties as prescribed by law.
Weaver, Doug - County Attorney
Owen, Kelly - Deputy County Attorney
Lauck, Kim - Legal Assistant
Boeckman, Karen - Legal Assistant
The County Clerk's Office is responsible for a wide variety of government services. Our goal is to provide Platte County residents with efficient, competent and friendly service.
Hursh, Danielle - Deputy Clerk & Recorder
Kaushagen, Melanie - Deputy Clerk
Shubert, Cary - Chief Deputy
Wilcox, Joanna - Deputy Clerk
Withrow, Geneva - Deputy Clerk
District Court is the keeper of the permanent records. This office files, maintains and preserves all documents for court cases filed in Platte County for the Eighth Judicial District. The District Court handles the following types of cases: Adoption, Civil, Criminal, Juvenile and Probate.
McAuley, Mona - Clerk of Court
Kenison, Kelly - Chief Deputy
Redding, Katie - Deputy Clerk
The Board of Platte County Commissioners hold public meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month starting at 9:00 AM. Special meetings and public hearings are scheduled as issues arise. If interested in getting on an agenda to speak to the board, please contact the County Clerk, Malcolm Ervin at (307)322-2315.
Jolovich, Ian - Commissioner
Kontour, Sandy - Commissioner
Shockley, Steve - Commissioner
The Coroner’s Office is the legal / medical office mandated by the Statutes of the State of Wyoming to investigate and assist in the determination of the manner and cause of deaths occurring within Platte County. The Coroner directs independent medical and legal investigations of death cases that come under the jurisdiction of the office.
The Engineers office makes recommendations to the County Commission relative to the design and review of infrastructure projects including: road, bridge, pathway, miscellaneous building projects and floodplain management. The County Engineer coordinates work conducted in the County owned right of way, and works in cooperation with the Planning & Zoning office, Road and Bridge, and facility operators.
Hutchinson, Hal - County Engineer
The Planning & Zoning Department in Platte County is a shared office with the Town of Wheatland. The Planning Department oversees development and use on private lands and private uses on public lands in the unincorporated areas of the county, primarily through zoning and subdivision regulations. The Planning Department promotes land usage in a safe, effective manner, minimizing conflicting land uses in an economically viable fashion. The Planning Department is responsible for reviewing project plans and issuing appropriate permits and zoning certificates throughout the County.
Wilcox, Joanna - Elections Deputy
Emergency management involves participants at all governmental levels and in the private sector. Activities are geared according to phases before, during, and after emergency events. The effectiveness of emergency management rests on a network of relationships among partners in the system.
Stevenson, Terry - Emergency Management Coordinator
The Information Technology department managed the county owned network and the computers and peripherals connected to it.
Ham, Jordan - Information Technology
The Detention Division is 92 bed facility that consists of an Administrator, Deputy Administrator and 16 Detention Officers and three kitchen cooks, these positions are filled by civilian personnel. Detention duties consist of taking care of all prisoners incarcerated, transporting prisoners, extraditions of prisoners, and providing a safe and secure detention center.
The Planning Department is primarily responsible for the administration of various land use regulations included in the Platte County Zoning Rules and Regulations.
Clark, A.K. - Planning Director
Our mission is to protect and promote the health of citizens of Platte County. The services we provide are population based. We focus on improving the health status of the population rather than the treatment of individuals. These services are based on three core Public Health principles:
~Public Health agencies assess the community health status and determine whether the community has adequate resources to address the identified problems.
~Use the data gathered through the assessment to develop health policies and programs.
~Assure that necessary, high quality, effective services are available. However, "assure" does not always mean to provide, but to see that services are available.
The Platte County Road and Bridge Department maintains 650 miles of paved and gravel roads with the county.
Angle, Beal - Road & Bridge Supervisor
The Platte County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the protection of the people of Platte County and the professional enforcement of local, state, and federal laws. In accomplishing our mission the men and women of the Sheriff's Office, who are themselves members of the community, will provide prompt and efficient response to those they serve. The Platte County Sheriff's Office values public trust and the confidence of our citizens. The Sheriff is the Chief Executive and Administrator of the Sheriff's Office. He oversees the Patrol Division, the Detention Division and the Communication Division. The Platte County Sheriff serves as an elected official, with a four year term.
Responsibilities of the County Treasurer include being the Investment Officer for county funds, book and recordkeeping of all monies received, issuing of vehicle registrations, collection of sales & use taxes, and receipt and disbursement of Federal, State & Local Government funds.
Rietz, Kristi - Treasurer
Glover, Lisa - Deputy Treasurer
Derra, Mary Jo - Deputy Treasurer
Taylor, Reno - Deputy Treasurer