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    Bell County

    2020 Census Population

    Population: 370647
    County seat: Belton

    Health & Employee Benefits - East Region

    Orlando Espinoza
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    Kim Halfmann
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    Joe Szewczyk
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    Kenny Lemons
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    Makaelah Kaiser
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    Joe Copeland
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    Brett Anderson
    Property Program Supervisor
    Victoria Lopez
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    Itzel Uvalle
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    Bell County

    2020 Census Population

    Population: 370647
    County seat: Belton
    Alcoholic Beverage Code 251.74(a)(1) Airport and Stadium as Wet Areas More than 240,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Code 251.741 Certain Airports as Wet Areas More than 175,000
    Civil Practice & Remedies Code 155.001 Settlement Weeks Required 150,000 or greater
    Civil Practice & Remedies Code 34.0445(g)(1) Persons Eligible to Purchase Real Property 250,000 or more
    Criminal Procedure Code 1.051(c )(2) Right to representation by counsel 250,000 or more
    Criminal Procedure Code 1.051(i) Right to representation by counsel Less than 250,000;250,000 or more
    Criminal Procedure Code 2.21(g) Duty of Clerks Less than 2 million
    Criminal Procedure Code 2.305(a)(1) Report Required Concerning Human Trafficking Cases More than 50,000
    Criminal Procedure Code 46B.084(a)(2) Proceedings on Return of Defendant to Court Less than 1 million or in a county with 4 million or more
    Criminal Procedure Code 46B.084(a-1)(2) Proceedings on Return of Defendant to Court Less than 1 million or in a county with 4 million or more
    Criminal Procedure Code 46B.084(d)(2) Proceedings on Return of Defendant to Court Less than 1 million or in a county with 4 million or more
    Criminal Procedure Code 67.051(b) Intelligence Databases Required 100,000 or more
    Education Code 130.126(a) Long-Term Notes At least 100,000
    Education Code 37.010(a) Court Involvement Greater than 125,000
    Education Code 37.011(a) Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program Greater than 125,000;Less than 125,000
    Education Code 45.111(a) JCertificates of Indebtedness; Issuance by Certain School and Junior College Districts 200,000 or more
    Election Code 172.024(a)(14) Filing Fee (County Officials) 200,000 or more;Under 200,000
    Election Code 172.024(a)(15) Filing Fee (Justice of the Peace) 200,000 or more;Under 200,000
    Election Code 253.155(b)(2)(B) Contribution Limits 250,000 to 1 million
    Election Code 253.157(a-2)(2)(B) Limit on Contribution by General-Purpose Committees 1 million or less
    Election Code 253.157(a-2)(3)(B) Limit on Contribution by General-Purpose Committees 250,000 to 1 million
    Election Code 257.005(a)(2) Candidate for State or County Chair of Political Party 350,000 or more
    Election Code 31.039(g) Salary; Staff; Operating Expenses 1 million or less
    Election Code 32.002(a) Judges for County Election Over 500,000;500,000 or less
    Election Code 42.001(b) Precincts Established by Commissioners Court More than 175,000
    Election Code 42.0051(b) Combining Certain Precincts 250,000 or more
    Election Code 42.007 Combining Incorporated and Unincorporated Territory 10,000 or more
    Election Code 43.002(c) Designation of Location: General or Special Election Using County Precincts More than 175,000
    Election Code 85.005(c) Regular Days and Hours for Voting 100,000 or more
    Election Code 85.006(e) Voting on Saturday or Sunday 100,000 or more
    Election Code 85.062(d)(2) Temporary Branch Polling Place 120,000 or more but less than 400,000
    Election Code 85.064(a) Days and Hours for Voting: Temporary Branch in Populous County 100,000 or more
    Election Code 87.0222(a) Time of Delivery: Ballots Voted by Mail 100,000 or more
    Election Code 87.0241(b)(2) Processing Ballots Before Polls Open 100,000 or more
    Family Code 107.155(a) Exception to Qualifications Required to Conduct Adoption Evaluation Less than 500,000
    Family Code 53.02(e) Release from Detention Greater than 125,000
    Family Code 54.01(f) Detention Hearing Greater than 125,000
    Family Code 54.0401(a) Community-Based Programs At least 335,000
    Finance Code 371.059(b) Approval; Issuance of License 250,000 or more
    Government Code 1203.021(b)(3) Registrar for Public Security More than 100,000
    Government Code 123.006(a) Program in Certain Counties Mandatory More than 200,000
    Government Code 125.005(a) Program in Certain Counties Mandatory More than 200,000
    Government Code 126.007(a) Program in Certain Counties Mandatory More than 200,000
    Government Code 1372.026(a)(1) Limitation on Amount of State Ceiling Available to Housing Finance Corporations 300,000 or more
    Government Code 2269.052(c) Notice Requirements More than 250,000
    Government Code 2303.406(d)(2) Enterprise Project Designation 250,000 or more
    Government Code 2306.6703(b)(2) Evaluation and Underwriting of Certain Applications Less than 1 million
    Government Code 2308.253(c) Creation of Local Workforce Development Boards At least 200,000
    Government Code 25.0006(a-1)(2)(B)(ii) Bond; Removal More than 125,000
    Government Code 25.0012 Exchange of Judges in Certain County Courts at Law and County Criminal Courts More than 300,000
    Government Code 26.001(a)(2)(B)(ii) Bond More than 125,000
    Government Code 41.203(b)(4) Amount of Transfer More than 75,000
    Government Code 423.008(a) Reporting by Law Enforcement Agency Greater than 150,000
    Government Code 434.032(a) Creation 200,000 or more
    Government Code 434.040(a)(3) Texas Veterans County Service Officer Task Force 200,000 or more
    Government Code 511.004(a) Membership; Terms; Vacancies More than 35,000;35,000 or less
    Government Code 511.022(b)(6) Advisory Committee 80,000 or more
    Government Code 52.051(d)(1) Compensation of District Court Reporters Less than 1 million
    Government Code 53.071(a) Grand Jury Bailiffs in Counties of 250,000 or More 250,000 or more
    Government Code 531.0991(h)(3) Grant Program for Mental Health Services At least 250,000
    Government Code 531.0992(d-1)(3) Grant Program for Mental Health Services for Veterans and Their Families 250,000 or more
    Government Code 531.0993(c)(3) Grant Program to Reduce Recidivism, Arrest, and Incarceration Among Individuals With Mental Illness and to Reduce Wait Time for Forensic Commitment 250,000 or more
    Government Code 531.0996(a)(2) Pregnancy Medical Home Pilot Program More than 100,000 and less than 500,000
    Government Code 531.125(b) Grants At least 150,000
    Government Code 551.056(c)(2) Additional Posting Requirements for Certain Municipalities, Counties, School Districts, Junior College Districts, Development Corporations, Authorities, and Joint Boards 65,000 or more
    Government Code 551.128(b-1) Internet Broadcast of Open Meeting 125,000 or more
    Government Code 552.149(e) Exception: Confidentiality of Records of Comptroller or Appraisal District Received from Private Entity More than 50,000
    Government Code 57.002(d) Appointment of Interpreter or Cart Provider; Cart Provider List 50,000 or more
    Government Code 614.002(3) Applicability of Subchapter 190,000 or more
    Government Code 62.001(j) Jury Source; Reconstitution of Jury Wheel 250,000 or more
    Government Code 62.002(b) Jury Wheel Cards 140,000 or more
    Government Code 62.106(a)(6) Exemption From Jury Service At least 200,000
    Government Code 62.106(a)(8) Exemption From Jury Service At least 250,000
    Government Code 79.014(a)(5) Appointments 250,000 or more
    Health & Safety Code 1001.077(a) Adult Diabetes Education Program More than 100,000
    Health & Safety Code 117.052(a)(4) Appointment of Members At least 250,000
    Health & Safety Code 262.035(a) Powers and Duties of Certain Hospital Authorities; Lease At least 350,000
    Health & Safety Code 263.026(a) Health Unit or Center in County with Population Greater than 100,000 More than 100,000
    Health & Safety Code 265.003(a) County With Population of at Least 92,600 and Municipality With a Population of at Least 57,250 At least 92,600
    Health & Safety Code 265.02 Applicability 75,000 or more
    Health & Safety Code 265.021(a) Ownership and Control Designation At least 200,000
    Health & Safety Code 265.037(d) Hospital Facilities; Other Property More than 100,000
    Health & Safety Code 281.002(a) District Authorization At least 190,000
    Health & Safety Code 281.002(b) District Authorization At least 190,000
    Health & Safety Code 281.002(c) District Authorization At least 190,000
    Health & Safety Code 284.001(a) Authority to Issue; Form of Bonds At least 200,000
    Health & Safety Code 287.041(a) Board of Directors 125,000 or more
    Health & Safety Code 314A.002(2)(A) Applicability 250,000 or more
    Health & Safety Code 361.902(a) County Brownfield Cleanup and Economic Redevelopment Program 250,000 or more
    Health & Safety Code 363.113 Establishment of Solid Waste Management Services More than 30,000
    Health & Safety Code 366.0515(g) Maintenance Contract and Performance Bond At least 40,000
    Health & Safety Code 368.012 County Licensing and Regulation Less than 375,000
    Health & Safety Code 485.019(h) Restriction of Access to Aerosol Paint 75,000 or more
    Health & Safety Code 711.008(b)(7)(B)(ii) Location of Cemetery More than 125,000
    Health & Safety Code 711.009(c) Authority of Cemetery Keeper 290,000 or more
    Health & Safety Code 756.0411 Applicability More than 150,000
    Health & Safety Code 771.151(6)(B) Definitions ("Rural Area") More than 50,000
    Health & Safety Code 772.304(a) Applicability of Subchapter More than 20,000
    Health & Safety Code 773.0045(a)(2) Temporary Exemptions for Emergency Medical Services Personnel Practicing in Rural Area More than 50,000
    Health & Safety Code 775.014(h) Creation of District That Includes Municipal Territory Less than 1.8 million
    Health & Safety Code 775.0341(a)(2) Appointment of Board in Certain Districts Located in More than One County More than 54,000
    Health & Safety Code 81.404(a)(2) Appointment of Members; Term 100,000 or more
    Human Resources Code 48.1521(b) Investigation of Complex Cases 250,000 or more
    Insurance Code 2651.012(c)(3) Unencumbered Assets 200,000 or more but less than 1 million
    Insurance Code 441.152(a) Notice of Conservatorship At least 100,000
    Local Government Code 111.031 Subchapter Applicable to Counties With Population of More Than 225,000; Exception More than 225,000
    Local Government Code 111.061 Subchapter Applicable to Counties With Population of More Than 125,000 More than 125,000
    Local Government Code 111.062(b)(2) Appointment of Budget Officer; Abolition of Office More than 225,000
    Local Government Code 111.093(a) Appropriations for Purchases, Contracts, Salaries, or Labor Expenses in County With Population of More Then 225,000 More than 225,000
    Local Government Code 112.002(a) Accounting System in County With County Auditor and Population of 190,000 or More 190,000 or more
    Local Government Code 114.023(a) County Auditor's Monthly Report to Commissioners Court in County With Population of More Than 225,000 More than 225,000
    Local Government Code 114.041(b) Statement of Fees, Commissions, and Other Money Received by Officers More than 190,000
    Local Government Code 114.043 Periodic Report to County Auditor by Officer Who Has Custody of Money in County With Population of 190,000 or More 190,000 or more
    Local Government Code 115.004(a) Audit in County With Population of 190,000 or More 190,000 or more
    Local Government Code 115.045(a) Annual Independent Audit in Counties With Population of 350,000 or More 350,000 or more
    Local Government Code 117.058(a) Accounting for and Disbursing Registry Funds in Counties With Population of 190,000 or More 190,000 or more
    Local Government Code 130.909(a)(2) Petty Cash Funds for Certain Officials Less than 3.3 million
    Local Government Code 151.001 Officer Applies to Commissioners Court for Authority to Appoint Employees More than 190,000
    Local Government Code 152.032(d)(2) Limitations on County Auditor's Compensation and Allowances 120,000 or more
    Local Government Code 152.071(a) Classification of Positions; Salary Schedule More than 75,000
    Local Government Code 152.072(a) Petition to Increase Salaries More than 25,000
    Local Government Code 152.074(a) Longevity Pay for Commissioned Deputies and County Jailers 150,000 or more
    Local Government Code 152.074(a-1) Longevity Pay for Commissioned Deputies and County Jailers 150,000 or more
    Local Government Code 152.906 Longevity Pay for Deputy Constables 190,000 or more
    Local Government Code 154.041 Counties Covered by Subchapter More than 190,000
    Local Government Code 154.043 Procedures Regarding Payment of Employee Salaries More than 190,000
    Local Government Code 157.004(a) Disability Compensation in Counties of 290,000 to 500,000 290,000 to 500,000
    Local Government Code 157.021(a) Hours of Work of County Employees 355,000 or more
    Local Government Code 158.002 Eligible Counties 190,000 or more
    Local Government Code 158.0025(a) Creation of Sheriff's Department Civil Service System in Certain Counties Not Covered by Subchapter B 190,000 or more
    Local Government Code 158.0065(a) Petition to Create by Order or Election 290,000 or more
    Local Government Code 158.034(a) County Civil Service Less than 2.8 million;2.8 million or more
    Local Government Code 158.038(b) Exemptions 3.3 million or less
    Local Government Code 159.001(1) Applicability of Subchapter 100,000 or more
    Local Government Code 159.001(2) Applicability of Subchapter 125,000 or more
    Local Government Code 159.003 Financial Statement Required 100,000 or more
    Local Government Code 159.004 Filing Dates; Timeliness of Filing 100,000 or more
    Local Government Code 159.005 Preparation of Forms 100,000 or more
    Local Government Code 159.031 County Covered by Subchapter 125,000 or more
    Local Government Code 172.012(b) Limitation of Risk Pools Fewer than 500,000
    Local Government Code 175.001(1)(A) Applicability 75,000 or more
    Local Government Code 175.001(1)(D) Applicability 150,000 or more
    Local Government Code 212.903(a) Construction and Renovation Work on County-Owned Buildings or Facilities in Certain Counties 250,000 or more
    Local Government Code 233.061(a) Authority to Adopt and Enforce Fire Code Over 250,000
    Local Government Code 241.013(a) Extraterritorial Zoning in Political Subdivisions with Population of More Than 45,000 More than 45,000
    Local Government Code 262.0115(a) Purchasing Agents in Counties with Population of More Than 100,000 More than 100,000
    Local Government Code 263.053(a) Sale and Subsequent Lease or License of Property in Counties with Population of More Than 250,000 More than 250,000
    Local Government Code 271.182(a)(1) Applicability More than 100,000
    Local Government Code 271.186(a)(2) Limitation on Number of Projects 100,000 or more but less than 500,000
    Local Government Code 292.022(a) Facilities in Certain Counties With Populations Over 110,000 More than 110,000
    Local Government Code 318.021 Appropriations to Historical Foundations: Certain Counties 239,000 to 825,000
    Local Government Code 320.001 Eligible Counties 5,000 or more
    Local Government Code 337.013(a)(1)(B) Scope of Authority More than 300,000
    Local Government Code 352.003(a) Fire Protection in Certain Counties 350,001 to 449,999
    Local Government Code 352.005(a) Contractual Provision of Fire-Fighting Equipment or Services 350,000 or more
    Local Government Code 363.051(a)(1)(A) Political Subdivisions Authorized to Create District More than 130,000
    Local Government Code 382.002(2) Applicability 70,000 or more
    Local Government Code 382.052(b) Eligibility More than 1,000
    Local Government Code 383.021(a) Counties Authorized to Create Districts 400,000 or less
    Local Government Code 580.004(b) Rainwater Harvesting More than 10,000;10,000 or less
    Local Government Code 615.002(a) Regulation of Courthouse Parking Lots in Certain Counties 14,050 to 14,250;19,700 to 19,800;21,850 to 22,000;54,000 to 54,500;36,500 to 36,800; or 234,000 or more
    Local Government Code 615.003(a) Parking Lots and Parking Garages in Certain Counties 150,000 or more
    Local Government Code 84.002(a) Appointment of County Auditor 10,200 or more
    Local Government Code 85.006(a) County Police Force in Counties of 210,000 or More 210,000 or more
    Local Government Code 87.042(b) County Commissioner Vacancy More than 300,000
    Occupations Code 1704.002(1) Application of Chapter 110,000 or more
    Occupations Code 1704.051 Mandatory Creation of Board 110,000 or more
    Occupations Code 1956.017(b)(8) Advisory Committee Less than 500,000
    Occupations Code 2308.051(a)(6) Towing, Storage, and Booting Advisory Board Less than 1 million
    Parks & Wildlife Code 24.002(1) Texas Recreation and Parks Account Less than 500,000
    Parks & Wildlife Code 24.002(a)(1) Texas Recreation and Parks Account Less than 500,000
    Property Code 203.001 Applicability of Chapter More than 200,000
    Property Code 205.002 Applicability 65,000 or more
    Property Code 55.002(c) Lien 800,000 or less
    Tax Code 1.085(g) Communication in Electronic Format More than 200,000
    Tax Code 23.013(b-1) Market Data Comparison Method of Appraisal More than 150,000
    Tax Code 311.0091(a) Composition of Board of Directors of Certain Reinvestment Zones Less than 1.8 million
    Tax Code 34.015(p)(1) Persons Eligible to Purchase Real Property 250,000 or more
    Tax Code 352.002(n) Tax Authorized More than 300,000 and in which there is located all or part of the most populous military installation in this state
    Tax Code 352.107 Hotel Tax Authorized for County Development Districts Less than 600,000
    Tax Code 41.46(f) Notice of Protest Hearing 120,000 or more
    Tax Code 41.47(d-1) Determination of Protest 120,000 or more
    Tax Code 41.47(f)(1) Determination of Protest Less than 4 million
    Tax Code 6.03(k-1) Board of Directors 120,000 or more
    Tax Code 6.052(a) Taxpayer Liaison Officer More than 120,000
    Tax Code 6.412(d) Restrictions on Eligibility of Board Members 120,000 or more
    Texas Civil Statutes Code Title 49 Ch. 11 Art. 2688b Education - Public,County Schools,Appointment of county superintendent in counties of over 350,000 In excess of 350,000
    Texas Civil Statutes Code Title 49 Ch. 11 Art. 2688k Education - Public,County Schools,Counties of 16,000 or more; ex officio school superintendent and county board of education; abolition of offices; transfer of duties 16,000 or more
    Texas Civil Statutes Code Title 49 Ch. 12 Art. 2702 Education - Public,County Unit System,Election 100,000 or over;Not less than 3,960 and not more than 4,000;Not less than 8,600 and not more than 9,000
    Texas Constitution Art. 16, §61(a) Compensation of district, county and precinct officers; salary or fee basis; disposition of fees 20,000 or more
    Texas Constitution Art. 5, §18(a) Division of counties into precincts; election of constable and justice of the peace; county commissioners and county commissioners' court 150,000 or more
    Texas Constitution Art. 5, §18(a) Division of counties into precincts; election of constable and justice of the peace; county commissioners and county commissioners' court 50,000 or more
    Texas Constitution Art. 9, §4 County-wide hospital districts In excess of 190,000
    Transportation Code 112.054(a)(2) Condemnation of Property: Certain Terminal Switching Railroads 110,000 or more; is not adjacent to the Texas border; and does not contain a portion of a national forest
    Transportation Code 202.059(b) Mowing, Baling, Shredding, and Hoeing Material on Right-of-Way More than 10,000
    Transportation Code 251.159(a) Delegation of Commissioners' Authority More than 78,000
    Transportation Code 282.001 Applicability of Chapter 350,000 or more
    Transportation Code 284.2031(d) Civil and Criminal Enforcement: Fine Less than 3.3 million
    Transportation Code 365.002 Applicability 175,000 or more
    Transportation Code 460.052(c) Hearing 12,000 or more
    Transportation Code 472.036 Internet Broadcast and Archive of Open Meetings 350,000 or more
    Transportation Code 502.402(b-1) Optional County Fee for Transportation Projects Less than 700,000
    Transportation Code 524.034(1)(A) Hearing Location 300,000 or more
    Transportation Code 545.307(a)(2) Overnight Parking of Commercial Motor Vehicle in or Near Residential Subdivision Greater than 220,000
    Transportation Code 623.0172(c )(1) Permit for Intermodal Shipping Container More than 90,000
    Transportation Code 724.041(e )(1)(A) Hearing on Suspension or Denial 300,000 or more
    Water Code 56.122(a) Constructing Bridges and Culverts in Certain Counties More than 350,000
    Water Code 57.051(b) Appointment of Board of Directors 2,000 or more
    Water Code 67.011(a) Powers of Corporation in Certain Counties Less than 3.3 million