County Judge Encourages Vaccinations as County Nears 500 deaths
30 July 2021
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell has written a letter to residents in Williamson County encouraging those who are unsure or undecided about getting the COVID-19 vaccine to get vaccinated to help prevent more deaths. Williamson County has had an average of one death per day since the first death in the county on March 26, 2020. Every person has the right to choose whether or not to be vaccinated. What people who are undecided should know is the vast majority of recent COVID-19 cases and deaths have been unvaccinated people. Since March 2021, 95% of the confirmed case have been unvaccinated people. Judge Gravell describes this pandemic as the single greatest disaster we have faced in the history of the county. Read the full letter here.
County Hosts Virtual Public Meeting on Subdivision Regulations
28 July 2021
Williamson County is hosting a virtual public meeting to share information about proposed changes to its subdivision regulations. The changes include the adoption of pavement design standards in order to provide clear, concise and predictable requirements for developers to create the infrastructure plans within their subdivision. The county will be conducting an online virtual public meeting on these pavement design standards. The virtual meeting will be available starting Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 5 p.m. through August 18. To log onto the virtual public meeting, go to the website at the date and time indicated above. A presentation will be given which will be a pre-recorded video and will include both audio and visual components. Please note the presentation will not be available on the website until the time and date listed above.
Reach the District Clerk's Office Online August 5 and 6
22 July 2021
The District Clerk’s Office will be closed to the public on Thursday, August 5, and Friday, August 6, due to an office remodel project. All employees of the District Clerk’s Office will be working remotely and will continue to answer phones, process mail, work e-file and all other duties that can be performed remotely. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes our customers.
Williamson County JP 3 Earns National Achievement Award for Financial Literacy Program
21 July 2021
The Williamson County Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 Financial Literacy Program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. NACo recognized the Financial Literacy Program for a 2021 Achievement Award in the category of Criminal Justice and Public Safety. The Financial Literacy Program is a program designed to allow driving offenders – those who received citations for No Driver’s License, Driving While License Invalid and No Insurance – the option to enroll in a financial education class in lieu of paying fines.
Williamson County Observes Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week
21 July 2021
During the week of July 18th through the 24th, 2021, the State of Texas and Williamson County recognizes the essential responsibilities performed by probation, parole, and community supervision professionals during Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision (PPPS) Week. PPPS week, which is observed annually in July, was signed into proclamation by Texas State Governor Greg Abbott on July 9, 2021. The week serves to recognize the contributions and critical role of pretrial, probation and parole officers nationwide in promoting positive change in their respective communities.