County's chief executive officer, Judge Emmett is responsible
for working with four county commissioners to oversee
a county government serving more than 4.1 million remarkably
diverse residents. Judge Emmett believes strongly that
vision, planning and teamwork are the keys to maintaining
Harris County's economic strength and its commitment
to opportunity and a unique quality of life for every
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Harris County is a remarkable place to live, an exceptional
place to work, and an ideal community in which to raise a
family. As your county judge, I work closely with the other
members of Commissioners Court to serve you by setting an
example of leadership, accountability, financial discipline
and solid performance throughout county government.
I am optimistic about our future,
with good reason. Growth is a product of success, and
we have become a gathering place for those who seek
opportunity. Our region's population is expected to
double by the year 2025, with more than 200,000 new
residents calling us home each year.
It is a challenge for which we
In every respect, Harris County
is improving your quality of life today and protecting
it for tomorrow. Fiscal responsibility is the key to
serving more than 4.1 million residents spread over 1,700
square miles. County services include road and bridge
construction, health care, housing, social services,
law enforcement, courts, juvenile and adult justice
programs, homeland security, economic development,
a library system, parks, and flood control. And when
needed, the Harris County Office of Homeland Security
and Emergency Management is ready to meet whatever
Take the time to learn more about Harris
County, your elected officials and the
thousands of dedicated county employees working
hard to serve you every day.
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