The board of commissioners is the oldest form of county government in America and is still very common.
The county commissioner is responsible for roads and bridges within their precinct and makes policy-making budget decisions. Four commissioners, elected from a quarter of the county’s population, serve along with the county judge on the commissioner’s court.
A county commissioner in Texas has the following duties:
As member of the commissioners court, exercises broad policy-making authority
Represents one of four precincts within the county
Typically responsible for building and maintaining county roads and bridges within the precinct
The commissioners’ court conducts the general business of the county and consists of the county judge and four commissioners.
Adopts the county’s budget and tax rate
Approves all budgeted purchases of the county
Fills vacancies in elective and appointive offices
Sets all salaries and benefits
Has exclusive authority to authorize contracts
Provides and maintains all county buildings and facilities
Texas Association of Counties
Legal Source: Local Government Code Sec. 81.0025, Section (e).
The Commissioner’s office is responsible for the county roads and easements in Precinct 2.
If you have questions or concerns, contact the office. 281-259-6492
Service requests, that fall is within our jurisdiction and responsibilities, will have a Work Order issued. Exact addresses/locations are needed for crews to locate the areas that need work to be performed.
Culverts ** (see below)
Road Maintenance & Hazards
**Culverts – A Supervisor will do an onsite evaluation and contact the property owner with the list of the material amounts needed, including what size of pipe is necessary to perform the job. Property owner MUST acquire and have ON SITE the recommended materials BEFORE calling the office to say the job is ready to proceed.
If you don’t see what you are looking for, call and we’ll try to help you find a solution to your inquiry.
Gwen Hruska Park is located on Brandon Road in the unincorporated area of River Plantation three miles south of Conroe on Interstate 45. The park includes 5,022 linear feet of concrete trails funded by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Grant Assistant Program.The park consists of 12 acres of land acquired through Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) buyout properties and land donations after the 1994 flood disaster.
The River Plantation Community Improvement Association (R.P.C.I.A.) manages and maintains the park and its trails.
For information concerning the park contact R.P.C.I.A.
Lake Creek Preserve is a part of a meandering tributary of the San Jacinto River. This nature preserve offers visitors access to protected bottom land & wetland habitats. It is located north of The Woodlands and south of the Woodforest development.