IMPORTANT PUBLIC NOTICES & PRESS RELEASES:

Government Transparency

Texas Comptrollers Leadership Circle Multiple Year Gold CertificationCoryell County is proud to have received - for the fourth year in a row - the State Comptrollers Texas Comptrollers Leadership Circle Multiple Year Gold Certification for meeting the requirements of government transparency.

Read more about Government Transparency at TexasTransparency.org.

Financial Transparency

Financial information is provided to keep citizens and other stakeholders informed about the financial condition and activities of Coryell County.

The County Auditor is charged with oversight of financial record-keeping for the county and to assure that all expenditures comply with the county budget. By law, the County Auditor has continuous access to all books and financial records and conducts detailed reviews of all county operations and presents this information below.

Requesting Public Information

Under Texas law (Government Code, Chapter 552), the public has the right to access most County records. Coryell County officials and departments are expected to promptly release requested information that is not confidential by law, unless an exception to disclosure exists or the Attorney General's Opinion is sought.

Procedures to Obtain Information

While some departments provide certain information informally, generally, the following procedure should be followed when requesting information from Coryell County.

  • Submit your written request by mail, fax, or in person to the appropriate Coryell County department.
  • Include enough description and detail about the request to enable the County to accurately identify and locate the information requested.
  • Cooperate with the County's reasonable efforts to clarify the type or amount of information requested.
  • Respond to written estimates of charges for reproducing records and make timely payment for all mutually agreed charges.

To request information from County Departments or Elected or Appointed Officials, contact the department or individual official.