County officials to be sworn in this week
The public is invited to attend swearing-in ceremonies for several Williamson County officials this week.
The first is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, New Year’s Day, in the district courtroom at the Historic Courthouse, 710 Main St., in Georgetown.
The officials to be sworn in include Billy Ray Stubblefield, 26th district court judge; Betsy Lambeth, 425th district judge; Jana Duty, district attorney; Dee Hobbs, county attorney; James Wilson, sheriff; Deborah Hunt, tax assessor/collector; Valerie Covey, Precinct 3 commissioner; and Tom Maynard, state Board of Education, District 10.
The county will hold a swearing-in ceremony for constables and their deputies on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Williamson County Justice Center at 405 MLK in Georgetown.
This will be the first swearing-in ceremony for the constables and their deputies as a group. The constables being sworn in include Robert Chody, Constable 1; Rick Coffman, Constable 2; Bobby Gutierrez, Constable 3; and Marty Ruble, Constable 4.
The Williamson County Precinct 2, 3 and 4 constables’ offices will open at noon after the ceremony. The Precinct 1 constable’s office, 1801 East Old Settlers Boulevard in Round Rock, will open at 8 a.m. as usual.
The final swearing-in ceremony, for Precinct 1 Commissioner Lisa Birkman, will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday at J.B. & Hallie Jester Williamson County Annex, 1801 East Old Settlers Blvd. in Round Rock.
Following the ceremony, the county is hosting an artists’ reception in honor of Micheal Hammons, JoAnn Galazios, Katherine Uitz and Oscar