County Treasurer

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Honorable Kathy Blackwell

817) 556-6340
Johnson County Courthouse
2 N. Main St
Cleburne, Texas 76033


About the Treasurer

The Treasurer, is elected for a term of four years, and  is the chief custodian of county funds and receives all monies belonging to the county. The treasurer is the chief liaison between the county and all depository banks. Basic duties include, but are not limited to receiving, keeping and accounting for, paying, applying, and disbursing all monies belonging to the county from whatever source derived according to law.

Additional duties include; being responsible for original reconciliation and safekeeping of county bank accounts; serving as custodian of the sheriff's bail bond collaterals; serving as financial manager and coordinator of all revenue funds, payment of accounts; acting as agent for state reports and payments on certain accounts; has oversight of social security, county retirement, group health insurance, credit union, and deferred compensation.

County Treasurer Kathy Blackwell was appointed by the Commissioners Court to fill the unexpired term of Debbie Rice as Johnson County Treasurer, effective January 1, 2018.