The scope of a Treasurer's responsibilities encompasses the collection of state and local funds, the disbursements and investment of local funds, and the accounting of those funds.
The Treasurer is responsible for all activities related to the receipt, deposit, investment, reconciliation, and disbursements of funds.The integrity of the Operation of the Treasurer's Office revolves around the proper use of government accounting. This ensures that the public funds entrusted to the Treasurer's care are monitored in a fiscally responsible manner. The Treasurer is personally responsible for the locality's funds and this responsibility follows him for life. The Treasurer is bonded for loss to the locality up to $3 million.
The legal authority for the Treasurer's duties is grounded in the Constitution of Virginia, the Code of Virginia, Local Ordinances, and charter provisions, case law from court decisions, and opinions of the Attorney General.
For additional information about Ronald H. Williams, Treasurer for the City of Suffolk, VA., please feel free to review his on-line resume.
2013 Treasurer's Golf Tournament (Benefiting the United Way of South Hampton Roads)