The mission of the Treasurer for the County of Santa Barbara is to provide efficient and timely processing of all payments and invest revenue in compliance with federal, state and local law.
- Receive and steward, apply and pay out all monies belonging to the county, schools and special districts, and all other monies as directed by law.
- Invest county, school and special district funds not required for immediate expenditure.
- Invest public funds in compliance with state statutes and other legal constraints, with goals of preservation of public agency funds, protection of capital, maintenance of sufficient cash flow to meet daily warrant demands, and earning a market rate of return at minimum risk.
- Administer bonded indebtedness issued by the county, schools, and special districts for the purpose of funding or refunding needed revenue, temporary borrowing, and special improvement/assessment bonds.