Williamson County commissioners start year with position appointments to boards, emergency services districts

The primary election for Williamson County officers will be held March 3, and the general election for county officers will be held Nov. 3. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper).
The primary election for Williamson County officers will be held March 3, and the general election for county officers will be held Nov. 3. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper).

The primary election for Williamson County officers will be held March 3, and the general election for county officers will be held Nov. 3. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper).

A slew of appointments took place during the Jan. 7 Williamson County Commissioners Court weekly meeting, including representatives to the Williamson County and Cities Health District board of directors and the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority board of directors.

Marlene McMichael was appointed to the WCCHD, where she will serve a three-year term through Dec. 31, 2022. The WCCHD provides public health services such as preventing disease, ensuring access to safe food and water, immunizations, and preparing for and responding to health emergencies, according to the WCCHD website.


David Singleton was reappointed to the Mobility Authority board, where he will serve a two-year term through Dec. 31, 2021. The Mobility Authority is an independent government agency that works to improve transportation systems in Williamson and Travis counties, its website said. Singleton is one of the longest-serving board members of the agency, Precinct 2 Commissioner Cynthia Long said.

The court also appointed or reappointed several people across the county to emergency service district boards of directors. The terms end Dec. 31, 2021. Those are as follows:

  • ESD No. 2: Tim Hunsberger

  • ESD No. 2: Russell Strahan

  • ESD No. 4: Keith Bright

  • ESD No. 4: Chuck Walker

  • ESD No. 7: Amber Roberson

  • ESD No. 7: Sandra Simpson

  • ESD No. 11: Jack Richards

  • ESD No. 11: Nancy Hood

  • ESD No. 12: Daniel Martillotti

  • ESD No. 12: Kurt Michael

  • ESD No. 12: Feliza Conway


ESDs function as separate taxing entities that provide emergency services such as medical and fire protection services, according to the Texas Municipal League.
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By Ali Linan

Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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