The public health emergency caused by COVID-19 has impacted daily life across the country and around the world, including essential government operations like our justice system. In Williamson County, our justice system responded to the coronavirus through innovation, ingenuity, and a commitment to service. The courts in Williamson County have long embraced technology, … [Read more...] about Williamson County Judges Innovate Virtual Justice During Pandemic
Greetings from Cherokee County. It is a humbling honor to have been elected and to be trusted to serve as the new secretary/treasurer for the North & East Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association. I look forward to the knowledge I will gain from the opportunity to work with Polk County Judge Sydney Brown Murphy, Cass County Commissioner Paul Cothren, Cooke … [Read more...] about The Value of Servant Leadership
Editor’s Note: Winkler County Commissioner Hope Fernandez Williams is communicating with her constituents via a column in her local newspaper titled “Your County Corner.” Our thanks to Commissioner Williams for sharing her latest column with our readers. There is a bill floating around Austin in need of a sponsor. This bill has been written by lawyers on behalf of an oil and … [Read more...] about Trucks: How Heavy is Too Heavy?
By Comal County Commissioner Jen Crownover, Newly Elected Second Vice President, South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association Communication…it’s the hallmark of my job as Commissioner, or at least that’s how I see it. Give me an issue, any issue, and I can tell you how it can be improved with good communication. I might sound like a broken record, but it … [Read more...] about Communication: Staying Ahead of the Curve
Planning for the Inevitable Due Diligence Eases Financial Burden as Harvey Strikes by Julie Anderson, Editor Coastal counties are known for both their beauty and bounty, and Orange County, bordered by the Sabine River, Sabine Lake and Neches River, is no different. As a bonus, the area’s navigable waterways have lured petrochemical companies, manufacturers and shipbuilders, … [Read more...] about Due Diligence Eases Financial Burden as Harvey Strikes