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County Judge Ed Janecka


Precinct 1 Commissioner

Jason McBroom

 Address: 265 Ellinger Road
La Grange, TX  78945
Office Phone:  (979) 968-3358
Fax Number: (979) 968-8621
Email: jason.mcbroom@co.fayette.tx.us


Precinct 2 Commissioner

Gary Weishuhn

Address: 2339 S. State Highway 237
Round Top, TX  78954
Office Phone: (979) 249-3166
Fax Number: (979) 249-3906


Precinct 3 Commissioner

Harvey Berckenhoff

Address: P.O. Box 393
Flatonia, TX  78941
Office Phone: (361) 865-3524
Fax Number: (979) 968-8621
Email: harvey.berckenhoff@co.fayette.tx.us


Precinct 4 Commissioner

Tom Muras

 Precinct 4
Address: P.O. Box 423
Schulenburg, TX  78956
Office Phone: (979) 743-3250
Fax Number: (979) 968-8621


The Commissioners Court of each county is composed of four commissioners and the county judge.  The county judge, as a member of the commissioners court, is vested with the same authority to make motions and vote on all matters as each commissioner. 

There are two types of terms for the Commissioners Court.  A regular term, which is held once each month, and a special term, which may be called at any time.   A session of the Commissioners Court is simply that period of time at which the court is actually sitting and discharging its duties during the term, recesses included.

Fayette County Commissioners Court meets every second and fourth Monday of each month in room 303 of the Courthouse.

Functions of the Commissioners Court:

  • To supervise and control the county courthouse, county buildings and facilities

  • To adopt a county budget, set salary and establish pension/retirement plans for county officials and employees

  • To determine county tax rates

  • To fill vacancies in elective and appointive positions

  • To let contracts in the name of the county

  • Issue bonds to finance specific functions authorized by enabling legislation

  • Hold local option elections as authorized by legislation

  • Organized Justice of the Peace Courts and Precincts, determine boundaries and election precinct boundaries

  • To administer such services as libraries, county hospitals, welfare programs, and parks and playgrounds

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Precinct Map

Commissioner Precincts and Elections Precincts

The commissioner of each precinct is in charge of maintaining county roads and bridges, installing driveway culverts, and the maintenance and construction of county bridges and roads.  Each Commissioner is a member of the Commissioners Court and helps administer the operation of the county.



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