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Comal County

Comal County is located in south central Texas northeast of San Antonio and southwest of Austin. Comal County was created by the First Legislature of Texas, in March of 1846. Comal County was the first of 128 counties created from the original Bexar County. The Act by the First Legislature to create the county was approved on March 24, 1846. Comal County comprises 567 square miles of prairie and hill country terrain with a population of 108,472. Comal County gets its name from the Comal Springs and the Comal River that flow through the City of New Braunfels, the county seat and its largest city with a population of 57,740. There are six other cities within Comal County, the City of Garden Ridge, the City of Schertz, the City of Selma, the City of Fair Oaks Ranch and the City of Bulverde.

Comal County is governed by a Commissioner's Court made up of a judge elected at large and four commissioners, who are elected by the precincts in which they reside. The County Judge’s primary function is to be the presiding officer of the Commissioners Court, however, the County Judge may also consider some criminal, civil, juvenile, probate and mental competency cases. Other elected officials of Comal County include four justices of the peace, four constables, two county court at law judges, three district judges, The Criminal District Attorney, the District Clerk, the Sheriff, the Tax Collector/Assessor, the County Clerk, and the County Treasurer. County officials appointed by the Commissioner's Court are the County Engineer. The District Judges have the statutory authority of appointing the Adult Probation Officer, the County Auditor, court reporters for the district courts, bailiffs, and the Court Administrator. The County Juvenile Board, comprised of the District Judges and Comal County Judge, appoints the Juvenile Probation Officer.

For more information on Comal County, please visit their website by clicking here.

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City of Bulverde

The City of Bulverde known as the “Front Porch of the Texas Hill Country” is located north of San Antonio near US Hwy 281, FM 1863 and State Hwy. 46.  Bulverde was incorporated in 1999 and is a Type A general-law municipality.  Its governing body is comprised of a Mayor (non-voting except in ties) and five Councilmembers elected at-large, all of whom are elected to staggered two-year terms.

 

The City Administrator is the administrative officer of the City who serves under the Mayor and City Council and is responsible to the governing body for the proper administration of the affairs of the City. 

 

The City of Bulverde is a limited-service municipality with 22 employees providing the following services:


  • Police – Residential and Business Patrol, 911 calls, traffic enforcement, school assistance
  • Planning – Zoning, Transportation, etc.
  • Public Works – Street Maintenance, Mowing, Animal Control, Code Enforcement, Building Inspection
  • Parks – Bulverde Community Park, Community event support, Community Garden

 

For more information on the City of Bulverde, please visit their website by clicking here.

 

 

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