Americans for Prosperity-Kansas, Wichita Chapter, will hold an informational tour of the Sedgwick County Register of Deeds Office on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 11:30 am in the lobby of the
Sedgwick County Courthouse at 525 N. Main in Wichita.
The tour of the office will be presented by the Register of Deeds, Mr. Bill Meek.
Then from 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm, participants may have lunch at the Sedgwick Court House Cafeteria, located in the basement of the Sedgwick County Court house. Attendees will need to pay for their own meal.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording all transactions relating to real estate in Sedgwick County. This includes deeds, mortgages, oil and gas leases and platted additions to all cities in Sedgwick County. The Register of Deeds also files financing statements and security agreements on personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code; federal and state tax liens, corporation papers, powers of attorney, county school records, and military discharges. The Register of Deeds office plays a vital role in the protection of private property under our system of government.