Harris County Treasurer’s Office Description
The Harris County Treasurer is the chief custodian of all Harris County funds. The Treasurer’s Office receives and deposits all monies received in the county’s depository bank, and the Treasurer is responsible for disbursing county funds as directed by the Commissioners Court. The Treasurer’s Office maintains records of all funds deposited and withdrawn from the county's bank accounts. We reconcile all county funds bank statements to ensure their accuracy and the safety of county funds. In addition, the Treasurer submits a monthly report to Commissioners Court regarding the county’s finances.
The Treasurer sits on the county’s Bail Bond Board, which regulates bail bond licenses, and the Treasurer’s office holds the required collateral. The Treasurer also sits on the county’s Investment and Audit Committees, and may sit on ad hoc special project committees as needed.