County Office Hours

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

Drivers License Hours

M - F 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 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:
Kathy Bach
Deputy Treasurer
Tax Clerk/Imaging
Motor Vehicle Deputy
Motor Vehicle Clerk
Motor Vehicle Clerk
Tax/ M.V. liaison
Driver License Deputy
Driver License Clerk
Driver License Examiner
Kathy Bach, 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. - 4:00 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.

Kathy Bach, Buena Vista County Treasurer



Term: 4 years
Term Expires: 2014
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 Kathy Bach

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