Job descriptionThere are five members of the Commissioner’s Court, which is the governing body of the county (not a judicial court). Term is four years.
Duties
  • Builds and maintains the county’s roads and bridges.

  • Sets county tax rates and approves the county budget.

  • Manages all county facilities; builds, maintains, and improves county facilities, including jails.

  • Provides for hospitals, public welfare, and veterans assistance.

  • Establishes voting precincts and appoints precinct judges.

  • Appoints county officials, hires personnel, manages county contracts and payments.
Annual salary$172,482

Candidate Q&A

Kathy Braatz
Website: https://www.kathybraatzforcommissioner.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kathybraatztarrantcountypct3/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/braatz_kathy
Democrat
Gary Fickes (incumbent)
Website: http://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/commissioner-3/about-us.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CommissionerGaryFickes/
Republican