The Comptroller’s Office was established by State Statute to maintain the County’s financial records, pay all claims, and account for all receipts, disbursements, and nonmonetary financial transactions for Humboldt County. These records are open to the public.


To fulfill these duties, the Comptroller’s Office is organized as follows:

  • Finance, Budget and Administration
    Prepares, maintains, and reports the financial information of the County in accordance with statutory reporting and regulatory requirements.
  • Accounts Payable
    Responsible for the authorized payment of legal claims from vendors.
  • Payroll
    Responsible for the authorized payment of wages and benefits to County employees.