101 West Commercial
Lyons, KS 67554
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

For contact information, call:
Phone: 620.257.2232
Fax: 620.257.3039

Alicia Showalter
County Clerk

Aurelia Garcia
Payroll/Deputy Clerk

Fiona Caesar
Accounts Payable

Brenda Tucker
Tax Clerk

















My name is Alicia Showalter and I am the Rice County Clerk/Election Officer. My hope is that this webpage will answer any questions you may have about the services provided by the Clerk’s office and the role of the County Clerk/Election Officer. If you have any further questions about our services, I encourage you to contact our office or stop by to see us. We are located in the northeast corner on the second floor of the County Courthouse.


Rice County Commissioners’ Agenda and Minutes

The County Clerk:

  • Is the official secretary of the County and of the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Retains the County Commissioners’ official records.
  • Signs the records of proceedings and attests the same with the seal of the county.
  • Combines all valuations for each tax district and certifies values to each tax district and the state, sets and certifies the mill levy for all county tax districts.
  • Maintains tax unit maps of the county.
  • Prepares and presents the county budget to the Commissioners for approval.
  • Assists with the preparation of all township and cemetery budgets and annual reports.
  • Audits all budgets and files them with the state.
  • Computes all tax levies and prepares levy sheets.
  • Prepares real estate, personal property and state assessed tax roll and certifies to the County Treasurer.
  • Maintains changes to the original tax roll/tax statement.
  • Serves as the Freedom of Information contact person for the county.
  • Serves as the contact person for ADA regulations.
  • Issues moving permits.
  • Balances and certifies distribution of motor vehicle taxes to the County Treasurer.
  • Accumulates and files bonded indebtedness reports for all county tax entities.
  • Administers oaths of public offices.
  • Maintains county reports for the annual audit.
  • Processes accounts payable for all county departments.
  • Processes county payroll and prepares all reports necessary.
  • Maintains all personnel files.
  • Maintains a copy of the current county policy.
  • Maintains all job descriptions and names.
  • Issues Wildlife & Park licenses, large game permits, stamps, park permits and boat registrations.
  • Maintains insurance coverage for all county property.
  • Issues Cereal Malt Beverage licenses.


Information Licenses and Forms Applications
Landfill Hours Voter Registration Form Application for Moving a Building
Voter Information Application for Birth Certificate
Township Officers Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Application for Death Certificate
2016 Levies
City of Lyons Wards Candidate’s Declaration of Intention
Intangibles Request for Vital Statistics
Special Solid Waste Fees