Melissa B. Abney
113 W. Main
P. O. Box 898
Centerville, TX 75833
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1st Assistant Auditor, Procurement
2nd Assistant Auditor and Grant Administrator
Hotel Occupancy Tax Form Instructions
Vendor Qualification Packet
The county auditor maintains the integrity of financial administration of county government.
The county auditor's primary duty is to over see financial record-keeping for the county and to assure that all expenditures comply with the county budget. The county auditor, by law, has continuous access to all books and financial records and conducts detailed reviews of all county financial operations.
The office of county auditor is neither created by nor under the hierarchical control of the administrative body - the commissioners court. While commissioners court is the budgeting body in county government, both the county auditor and commissioners court are required, by law, to approve or reject claims for disbursement of county funds. The integrity of county financial administration is entrusted to a dual control system of "checks and balances."
The county auditor has general oversight of all the books and records of all county officials and is charged with strictly enforcing laws governing county finances.