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What is the Role of a County Judge in Commissioners Court? Bookmark

What is the Role of a County Judge in Commissioners Court?
Local government can be confusing. Terms such as county judge and Commissioners Court may sound like your elected officials are conducting trials when, in reality, their duties couldn’t be more different. So, what does a county judge do, and what is Commissioners Court? Teachers teach. Preachers preach. Doctors doctor. And, the members of Commissioners Court commission. In Harris County and counties throughout Texas, a county judge and four county commissioners govern the county through regularly scheduled

Improving Safety Bookmark

Improving Safety
Statistically, left turns are one of the most dangerous maneuvers a driver can make, but that may change with the introduction of a new, more intuitive traffic signal at select intersections within Precinct 4. By the end of the year, Precinct 4 will begin replacing 43 traditional yield-on-green traffic signals with flashing yellow arrow left-turn signals. The new signals will improve traffic flow by giving drivers more opportunities to safely make left turns. “This will be the first widespread flashing yellow arrow display conversion in Precinct 4,” says Pamela

New Community App Bookmark

New Community App
Northwest Harris County residents can now stay updated on community events, browse local businesses, and request county services all in one location with the Discover Northwest Houston app. “The idea is to have a one-stop shop, where community members can download the app and receive information specific to their area,” says Barbara Thomason, president of the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce. The recently launched app, developed by Bar-Z Mobile Development, will serve the Spring, Klein, and Cypress Creek