Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Videos
Commissioner Pct. 1
Commissioner Pct. 2
Commissioner Pct. 3
Bobbie J. Mitchell
Commissioner Pct. 4
Commissioners Court is the general governing body of Denton County. The
Court is made up of the County Judge who is elected countywide and presides
over the full Court, and the four County Commissioners -- each elected from
one of the County's four precincts.
The four County Commissioners have both countywide and precinct
responsibilities. Each commissioner is responsible for construction and
maintenance of County roads within his or her precinct. Some Commissioners
maintain offices both at the Courthouse-On-The-Square and within their
precincts. They are responsive to the particular needs of people living
within their areas of the County. In Denton County, each member of
Commissioners Court serves as a liaison to a particular board or agency of
Despite the name, Commissioners Court is not a judicial court but is the
general governing body of the County. Among the major duties of the Court,
the Court is to:
- Set the tax rate and adopt the County budget;
- Appoint County
officials and hire personnel;
- Fill elective and appointive vacancies;
- Establish voting precincts, appoint precinct judges and call County
- Let contracts and authorize payment of all County bills;
- Build and maintain County roads and bridges;
- Build, maintain and improve County facilities, including jails;
- Provide for veterans assistance;
- Manage all County facilities; and
- Provide for the data service and archival needs of the County.
The hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. For more
information on obtaining copies of documents filed with the
Office, please call 940-349-2010 during regular business hours.
Clerk's Office provides support staff for the Denton County
Commissioner's Court. The
County Clerk is
responsible for keeping court minutes and records. These records are kept in
the County Clerk's
Office on the first floor of the Denton County Courts Building, 1450 E.
McKinney Street, Denton.
The Commissioners Court meets at 9:00 a.m., every Tuesday, in the
Commissioners Courtroom on the second floor of the
Courthouse-On-The-Square, 110 W. Hickory Street, Denton. All meetings
are open to the public and citizens are urged to attend.