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Jefferson County, Texas
Commissioner Precinct 1

Commissioner
Vernon Pierce

Jefferson County, Texas
Commissioner Precinct 1

Commissioner
Vernon Pierce


Precinct 1 Staff Contacts

Commissioner Vernon Pierce

Administrative Secretary
Ann Shorts
pct1@co.jefferson.tx.us
pct1sc@co.jefferson.tx.us
Road & Bridge Superintendent
Paul Truax
ptruax@co.jefferson.tx.us
Assistant Superintendent Road Foreman
Russell Lemke
rlemke@co.jefferson.tx.us
Drainage Foreman
Brandon Bumstead
bbumstead@co.jefferson.tx.us

Precinct 1 Road, Bridge, Maintenance and Drainage Crew

The Jefferson County Precinct 1 Road and Bridge Department is responsible for road and bridge construction and drainage maintenance in the unincorporated areas of Precinct 1. Precinct 1 Road & Bridge currently maintains approximately 96 road miles, spanning over 130 square miles. Inter-local agreements with cities and other governmental entities with in Precinct 1 allow the County to work on certain projects.

Precinct 1 Service Center is located on Hwy 90, China, TX. Precinct 1 has 13 employees, one superintendent, one assistant superintendent/mechanic, two road foremen, five senior equipment operators, three equipment operators and one administrative secretary.

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