McLennan County, located in the state of Texas, was established in 1850 by the Texas Legislature. It was named after Neil McLennan, one of the first settlers in the area. The county is home to a variety of departments, ranging from A-E to F-Z. Are you curious about who is currently in charge of McLennan County? If so, you've come to the right place.
The county is governed by a Commissioners Court, which consists of five members. These members are elected by the citizens of McLennan County and serve four-year terms. The Commissioners Court is responsible for setting the budget and tax rate for the county, as well as approving contracts and other matters. The current elected officials in McLennan County are:
- Judge Scott Felton: Judge Felton is the presiding judge of the Commissioners Court and is responsible for presiding over all meetings and hearings. He was first elected in 2018 and is currently serving his second term.
- Commissioner Randy Plemons: Commissioner Plemons was first elected in 2014 and is currently serving his third term.
He represents Precinct 1 on the Commissioners Court.
- Commissioner Ben Perry: Commissioner Perry was first elected in 2016 and is currently serving his second term. He represents Precinct 2 on the Commissioners Court.
- Commissioner Kelly Snell: Commissioner Snell was first elected in 2018 and is currently serving her first term. She represents Precinct 3 on the Commissioners Court.
- Commissioner Paul Ford: Commissioner Ford was first elected in 2020 and is currently serving his first term. He represents Precinct 4 on the Commissioners Court.
at the McLennan County Courthouse located at 501 Washington Avenue in Waco, Texas. All meetings are open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend.