County Office Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Drivers License Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Public Health Services Hours

M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Clerk of Court Hours

M W F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
T Th 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Buena Vista County, Iowa - Beautiful View



Contact Treasurer

County Treasurer:
Sherie Elbert
Deputy Treasurer
Sonia Banuelos
Tax Clerk
Theresa Sandvig
Motor Vehicle Clerk
Danelle Haberman
Motor Vehicle Clerk
Tami Tendel
Motor Vehicle Clerk
Isabel Sanchez
Driver License Deputy
Kim Briley
Driver License Clerk
Josie Bartley
Driver License Examiner
Matthew Sefcik
Sherie Elbert, Buena Vista County Treasurer
P.O. Drawer 149
215 E. 5th
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588
Tax Department/Management
P: (712) 749-2533
F: (712) 749-2561
M-F: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Motor Vehicle Department
P: (712) 749-2534
F: (712) 749-2561
M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Driver License Department
P: (712) 749-2571
F: (712) 749-2715
M-F: 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
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Oversees all county funds and handles investments functions, prepares and delivers tax statements to the taxpayers, processes vehicle registrations and titles, and issues drivers’ licenses.

Sherie Elbert, Buena Vista County Treasurer



Term: 4 years
Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 149, Storm Lake, IA 50588
Physical Address: 215 E. 5th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588

Message from Buena Vista County Treasurer Sherie Elbert

As Treasurer of Buena Vista County, I would like to welcome you to the Treasurer’s website and briefly identify the primary functions of my office.

Our mission is to provide quality customer service in the issuance of vehicle registrations and titles, collection of property taxes, cash management of collections, and drivers’ license issuance and service through positive interactions between customers and employees.

If you have any questions pertaining to the Treasurer’s Office, our services or duties please call 712-749-2533 or e-mail me at