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; and
Pay and apply or disburse all monies in such a manner as commissioners court may direct, by law.
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, he or she 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, who may be designated as the county's investment officer, is required to submit regular reports on county finance to the members of commissioners court to inspect and verify.
Kaufman County Annex
100 N. Washington
Kaufman, TX 75142
Born and raised in Kaufman. Four years in US Navy. Graduated from University of North Texas. Became a CPA in 1973. Married to Candice and have four grown kids and two grandchildren.
While in office, we have revised our policy manual, made changes in certain areas of health insurance, instituted the program of Kaufman County Prescription Discount Card, negotiated a new depository contract and installed a new software system for the treasury functions.
In addition to normal treasury functions, we have also formed the Kaufman County Collections Department. This four person staff’s sole function is to collect fines and fees for the two county courts at law and the justice of the peace courts.