Elected Officials Serving the Residents of Delaware County Who We AreHistorically, the role of counties has been to serve as an administrative arm of the state – maintaining records, providing courts and law enforcement, building roads, assessing property and collecting taxes, and conducting elections. Who We ServeDelaware County Residents public servents. elected by the citizens. Meet Our Elected Officials District AttorneyInvestigates violations of various state and local criminal statutes that occur within its jurisdiction and, where appropriate, prosecutes such offenses. County ClerkMaintains real estate, legal, licensing, certificates, and other vital records for the County. County TreasurerCustodian of all money belonging to the County or in which the County has an interest. SheriffAn officer of the court whose main job is to serve and execute legal processes/mandates issued by the State courts, legal community and the general public.