All receipts of any official belonging to the county must be turned over to the county treasurer daily. The county treasurer often acts as the chief liaison between the county and all depository banks. In this capacity, the Treasurer maintains records of all deposits and withdrawals, and reconciles all bank statements. Thus, assuring their accuracy and the safety of county funds.
The county treasurer may be designated as the county's investment officer. Reports regarding county finance to members of commissioners' court to inspect and verify are regularly submitted.
County Treasurer's Duties:
The county treasurer is the county's banker. The county treasurer, as the chief custodian of county finance, shall;
- Receive all monies belonging to the county from whatever source
- Keep and account for all monies in a designated depository
- Pay and apply or disburse all monies in such a manner as commissioners' court may direct, by law