Responsibilities of the County Treasurer
The office of County Treasurer is established by the Texas Constitution. All receipts belonging to the county must be deposited through the Treasurer. The Treasurer acts as the chief liaison between the county and its depository bank. He/she maintains records of all deposits and withdrawals, and reconciles all bank accounts. The Treasurer is an important part of a system of checks and balances, designed to ensure the safety and proper expenditure of public funds.
In Medina County, the Treasurer also functions as the investment officer, managing the county cash flow and safely investing excess cash, within the requirements of the county investment policy.
The Treasurer’s Office in Medina County receipts monies from the county fee offices, county departments, the granting entities, and other agencies. The Treasurer’s Office records and pays vendor invoices, tracks county debt and debt payments, and handles all property and liability insurance claims. Payroll is handled by the Human Resource Department.
The Treasurer reports monthly to Commissioners’ Court on the county’s cash position, debt position, and utility consumption, as well as reporting quarterly on the county’s investment position and performance. These reports are posted on this website.