Mr. Kevin C. Walsh, CPA is
currently a member of:
Increment Investment Zone – 11, 12, 13 and 14 (since 2010);
County Treasurer (since 2003);
County Bail Bonds Board; and
Kevin Walsh has served as the
Galveston County Treasurer since 2003. A fifth-generation Galvestonian, he and
his family have been influential in Galveston community since 1932.
In 1989, he obtained his
Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Houston Clear Lake. He became a Certified Public Accountant in
1995, has proudly served as the Galveston County Treasurer since 2003, and
remains invested in the community.
As the Galveston County
Treasurer, his responsibilities include:
the Chief Custodian of County Funds.
The Treasurer’s Office acts as a bank for the County, and accounts for all
general funds, as well as special funds such as those dedicated to a certain
purpose, or those under the control of other elected officials.
records of all deposits and withdrawals, and reconciles all bank statements,
thus assuring their accuracy and the safety of county funds.
funds/fees collected by other county offices in proper depositories.
the Payroll Coordinator of Galveston
County. The Treasurer is responsible for overseeing payroll-related
deductions, retirement disbursement, and the preparation of all payroll
of county funds as directed by the Commissioners Court in accordance with Local
and State laws.
capacity as Contract Administrator for
Bank Depository and Investment
Officer of Galveston County, the Treasurer works with approved brokers and
banking institutions to ensure the highest possible yield and safest investment
As the Statutory Supervisor of Unclaimed Property,
the County Treasurer maintains current listings of all unclaimed property,
makes efforts to contact the presumed owner of the property, and escheats to
the State as mandated by Local Government Code Section 117.002.
Above all, the Galveston County
Treasurer is an officer who ensures that the county government uses taxpayer
money effectively, efficiently, and transparently to promote the common good.