Commissioners Court

Did you know you can watch Commissioners Court LIVE?

Harris County Government

The governing body of Harris County is the Commissioners Court. The court includes a County Judge and four County Commissioners, who are charged with maintaining and operating parks,road & bridge maintenance and construction, community centers, traffic signs, administration and budget management within their respective precincts. In addition to directly serving each precinct's constituents, Commissioners Court develops county policies, including budgetary, and tax and revenue decisions while providing oversight of numerous departments, such as Public Health Services, Sheriff's Department and Jail, Flood Control District, County Attorney's Office, and Community Services Department. Commissioners Court also coordinates disaster recovery with state and federal governments.  

Commissioners Court

The County Judge and four Commissioners meet bi-monthly to discuss county business, vote on policies, and hear testimony from residents. The meeting schedule, times, and court agenda a can be viewed online. 


All Commissioners Court sessions are broadcast LIVE through your web browser. Check the schedule for dates and times.


All Harris County residents are encouraged to participate in Commissioners Court by observing, speaking, and asking questions. If you wish to appear before Commissioners Court as a public speaker, you must register in advance.


Audience in the courtroom

Commissioners Court Courtroom 

1001 Preston St.
Suite 934 
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 274-1111

Due to Executive Order GA-28, which was enacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, court will meet virtually until further notice. The public may view court proceedings via live stream and register to call in to speak

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