County Judge

Responsibilities

The Ellis County Judge has administrative and judicial duties which include:

  • Presiding officer, Commissioners’ Court
  • Chief budget officer
  • Director of Emergency Management
  • Responsible for the administration of County business:
    County communications
    County elections
    Department of County Development
    Engineering and Planning Departments
    Human Resources
    Indigent Health Care
    Information Technology Department
    Purchasing Department
    Law Library
    Maintenance
    Texas AgriLife Extension Office
    Veterans Services
  • Officiates weddings
  • Authorizes beer and wine licenses

About Judge Bush