The county treasurer occupies an important role in the fiscal operations of almost every county government in Texas. The office of the county treasurer was established in the Texas constitution in 1846.
- Banker for Parker County government working with departments and public for receiving and disbursing funds, including general payments of county expenses, payments for jury duty, election workers, and payroll.
- Investment Officer for Parker County working with external brokers and banking community for highest and safest investment returns on Parker County funds. Insuring proper collateral for all Parker County investments and funds, and proposes and oversees Parker County Investment Policy in compliance with the Public Funds Investment Act of Texas.
- Contract Administrator for the Parker County Bank Depository including negotiating of contracts and management of all facets of banking services for Parker County.
- Agent for required monthly, quarterly, or annual federal and/or State of Texas reports and payments for Parker County.
- Reconciliation Agent for Parker County accounting and working with all depository banks, county departments, and external auditors.
- Statutory Supervisor of unclaimed property for Parker County. The county treasurer’s office administers the unclaimed property that is turned over to the treasurer’s office quarterly and/or annually when the owner’s whereabouts are unknown and the property has been inactive on the books of the reporting agency or department for the appropriate period of time.
- Custodian of Sheriff’s Bail Bond collateral.
- Chairman of the Parker County Investment Committee as well as a statutory member of the Parker County Bail bond board.
- Assure compliance with all governing statutes and policies to protect public funds.
- Improve and automate through technology better accounting controls to assure the safety of public funds.
- Maintain the safety and liquidity of Parker County funding through compliance with Texas statutes including the Public Investment Act, Collateral Act, and the Parker County Investment Policy requirements while maximizing investment revenue. Every dollar of investment revenue is a dollar less taxpayers have to pay.
- Implement more utilization of electronic financial transactions where increased efficiencies result.