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Welcome to Morris County, Texas


Morris County Offices will be closed for VETERANS Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021 Morris County Offices will be closed for the THANKSGIVING holiday, Thursday and Friday, November 25 and 26, 2021

HAPPY FALL Y'ALL!

 

2021 Taxes

Adopted Tax Rate: No New Revenue Rate: .469502

Voter Approval Rate: .544685

Notice of Meeting to Vote on Tax Rate

2021 Tax Rate Notice - Form 50-212

MORRIS COUNTY BROADBAND (INTERNET) INITIATIVE click here

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From Morris County Judge Doug Reeder

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Game Room Regulations click here

Game Room Application for PERMIT click here

Notice for Newspapers - click here

Morris County Tax Rate for the Tax Year 2020

Adopted Tax Rate:   .446061 per $100

No-New Revenue Rate  .446061 per $100

Voter-Approval Rate  .521877 per $100

Notice of Meeting to Vote on Tax Rate

  • Public Notice: Click here

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    Residence: The applicant must live in the county in which s/he applies and must intend to remain there. Applicant may not move to the county for the program.

    Household: A CIHCP household is a person living alone or two or more persons living together where legal responsibility for support exists, excluding disqualified persons. A disqualified person is one who receives or is categorically eligible to receive Medicaid.

    Resources: A household is eligible if the total countable household resources do not exceed $3,00.00 when a person who is aged or disabled and who meets relationship requirements lives in the home or $2,000.00 for all other households.

    Income:

    A household is eligible if its monthly net income (unearned income) does not exceed 21% of the Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG).

    A household is eligible if its monthly net income (earned income) does not exceed 50% of the Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG).

    BASIC HEALTHCARE SERVICES

    • Physician services include services ordered and performed by a physician that are within the scope of practice of their profession as defined by state law.
    • Annual physical examinations are examinations provided once per calendar year by a physician or a physician assistant. Associated testing, such as mammograms, can be covered with a physician referral.
    • Immunizations are given when appropriate.
    • Medical screening services include blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol screening.
    • Laboratory and x-ray services are professional and technical serviced ordered and provided under the personal supervision of a physician in a setting other than a hospital (inpatient or outpatient).
    • Family planning services are preventive health care services that assist an individual in controlling fertility and achieving optimal reproductive and general health.
    • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) services must be medically necessary, ordered by a physician, and provided in the SNF that provides daily services on an inpatient basis.
    • Prescriptions This service includes up to three prescription drugs per month. New and refilled prescriptions county equally toward this three prescription drugs per month total. Drubs must be prescribed by a physician or other practitioner within the scope of practice under law.
    • Rural Health Clinic services must be provided in a freestanding or hospital-based rural health clinic by physician, a physician assistant, an advanced practice nurse, or a visiting nurse.
    • Inpatient hospital services must be medically necessary and provided in an acute care hospital to hospital inpatients, by or under the direction of a physician, and for the care and treatment of patients.
    • Outpatient hospital services must be medically necessary and provided in an acute care hospital to hospital outpatients, by or under the direction of a physician, and must be diagnostic, therapeutic, or rehabilitative. Outpatient hospital services include hospital-based ambulatory surgical center (HASC) services.

    OPTIONAL HEALTHCARE SERVICE provided

    • Limited eyecare pertaining to diabetes, glaucoma, and cataracts
  • The courthouse is open Monday - Friday (excluding holidays) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
    Most offices closed for lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. 
    (See below for offices with different days/hours)

    Weather conditions and other unforeseen events (funerals, etc.) could cause certain offices or the entire courthouse to be closed.

    Office Numbers:

    • County Judge 903-645-3691
    • County Commissioners, all precincts- 903-645-3691
    • County Sheriff 903-645-2322
    • County Clerk 903-645-3911 Open: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tax Assessor/Collector (Auto Registration) 903-645-2446
      Open: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • County Treasurer 903-645-2916
    • County Auditor 903-645-2717
    • District Clerk 903-645-2321
    • County/District Attorney 903-645-2021
    • Justice of the Peace 903-645-3031
      Click for JP hours
    • Adult Probation 903-645-3166
    • Juvenile Probation 903-645-5723
    • Veteran Service Office 903-645-3691 Open Monday only 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. If Monday is a holiday, the office will be open the following Tuesday at the above hours. Please note: VSO may have appointments outside the office for visits to veterans unable to come to the courthouse.
    • Driver's License 903-645-2363
      Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Drive test appointments are scheduled online at: www.txdpsscheduler.com
                                 Also see: www.dps.texas.gov/DriverLicense