Clerk / Recorder / Superintendent of Schools

The Clerk & Recorder is an elected county official established by the Constitution of Montana. Statutory authority  establishes the duties as providing the primary administrative function for recording and maintaining the majority of  all the legal documents relating to real estate records, land descriptions, county birth and death records, and the records of the Board of County Commissioners, which includes budgets and setting levies for the county and school districts.

Duties include; accounts payable for the county as well as payroll of the county employees, recording documents, registering Births and Deaths in Valley County. Some of the other duties include registration of teaching certificates, registration of home schools, and being the presiding officer of the county transportation committee.

In Valley County the Clerk and Recorder/Superintendent of Schools is also the Election Administrator. All Valley County Elections, City & Town Elections, and Special District Elections are run through this office. Residents of Valley County may register to vote at the Clerk & Recorder/ Superintendent of Schools.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Marie Pippin Clerk & Recorder / Superintendent (406) 228-6226
Bonnie Bell Deputy Clerk (406) 228-6220