|The Treasurer, being elected for a term of four years, is the chief custodian of county funds and receives all monies belonging to the county. The treasurer often acts as 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.
The treasurer also serves the county as financial cash manager, coordinator of all revenue accounts.
County Treasurer Debbie Rice was appointed by the Commissioners Court to fill the unexpired term of Barbara Robinson as Johnson County Treasurer, effective October 1, 2010 and was elected to a two year term in November 2012,
Rice, and husband Bill Rice, reside in Cleburne.
She has lived in Johnson County for 30 years. She is a graduate of Cisco High School. She has two children Misty Scott who lives in Hico, Texas and is the parent of her two grandsons Dakota and Hunter Mullins, and a son Billy Rice who is an electrical engineer and a graduate of Texas A&M . He resides in College Station. Debbie has worked in various banks and Johnson County offices for 30 years.