Job descriptionThere are five members of the Commissioner’s Court, which is the governing body of the county (not a judicial court). Term is four years.
  • Builds and maintains the county’s roads and bridges.

  • Sets county tax rates and approves the county budget.

  • Manages all county facilities; builds, maintains, and improves county facilities, including jails.

  • Provides for hospitals, public welfare, and veterans assistance.

  • Establishes voting precincts and appoints precinct judges.

  • Appoints county officials, hires personnel, manages county contracts and payments.
Annual salary$188,000 (maximum salary)