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The County Auditor is appointed by, and reports to, the State District Judges for a two-year term and is independent of other County offices.

Texas Local Government Code Chapter 84. County Auditor

Duties of the County Auditor

Some of the duties of the County Auditor are:

  • Preparing and administering accounting records for all County funds
  • Verifying the validity and legality of all County disbursements
  • Forecasting financial data for budgetary formulation purposes
  • Establishing internal controls
  • Estimating the annual revenues to be used to pay expenses of the County
  • Scrutinizing spending requests to ensure revenues are spent as intended by law
  • Administering the adopted County budget
  • Reporting findings to Commissioners Court


The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Transparency Stars program recognizes local governments for going above and beyond in their transparency efforts.

Chambers County has adopted the State of Texas' recommended practices for a transparency in an effort to set the standard in making financial information transparent and accessible.

For more information visit the Texas Comptroller's Transparency Page.

  1. Mailing Address
    PO Box 1200
    Attn: Chambers County Attorney
    Anahuac, TX 77514

    Fax: 409-267-8296

    Public Information Act

    Under Texas Law (Government Code, Chapter 552), the public has the right to access most county records. Chambers County Officials and Department Heads are expected to promptly release information that is not confidential by law, unless an exception to disclose exists or an Attorney General's opinion is sought. To view the Texas Public Information Act, please visit the Attorney General's Website.

    To Submit a Public Information Request to Chambers County

    Your request must be in writing. It can be sent by mail, fax, email, or in person to the Public Information Officer. Include as much description and detail as possible to enable the county to accurately identify and locate the information being requested.

    Read more in the Chambers County Public Information Policy