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County Treasurer

Romeo Salinas

Romeo Salinas

Physical & Mailing Address
200 E. 7th Avenue, Ste. 153
Zapata, TX 78076
Phone: 956.765.9925
Fax: 956.765.9748

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 the 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.

The office of the county treasurer is located in the first floor of the Zapata County Courthouse.

The office of the county treasurer is also tasked with the responsibility of maintaining the plot records of the Zapata County Cemetery. Please reference the Zapata County Cemetery Plot Policy if you have any questions or call 956.765.9925.