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Morris County Offices will be closed Monday, September 7, 2020 in celebration of Labor Day

COVID-19

COVID-19: Guidance for Employers, Employees, and Customers of Reopened Retail Services

From the Governor

Open Texas click here

March 27, 2020 Executive Order GA-18

From Morris County Judge Doug Reeder

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April 9, 2020 DSHS Confirms Second Case of COVID-19 in Morris County

April 3, 2020 Amended Declaration of Local State of Disaster pertaining to Social Distancing - Businesses and Religious Organizations, Penalties and Enforcement

March 26, 2020 EXTENSION OF COVID-19 DISASTER DECLARATION

March 20, 2020 COUNTY JUDGE DECLARATION OF LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

MARCH 21, 2020 One Positive Coronavirus

March 19, 2020 Statement

Definition of a Declaration of Disaster

Morris County Courthouse is open. Most office doors are locked. Please call before leaving your homes. Many things can be handled via mail or online. BE AWARE THAT SOME OFFICES ARE REQUIRING MASKS.  Click here for phone numbers.

Justice of the Peace Limited Operations

Morris County Tax Office - Auto Registration and Renewals

County Clerk - Some services restricted to Morris County Residents

Social Distancing Guidelines

IMPORTANT LINKS

**Travel-Related Quarantine Exemption Form** click here

USDA Federal Resource Guide

Texas Department of Agriculture          Commissioner Sid  Miller                              Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker          Travel to & from Work Authorization

Essential - Click here to find out of your business/job is listed

CDC

DSHS

COVID-19 Plan and Preparation Guide for Adults Living with Neuromuscular Disabilities

PROPER HAND WASHING DEMONSTRATION

TITUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER FACEBOOK


SBA

Payroll Protection Program for Small Businesses and Sole Proprietors CLICK HERE

March 26, 2020 US Small Administration Fact Sheet - Economic Injury Disaster Loans (English and Spanish


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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 2019
Total Tax Rate: .448256

Morris County adopted the effective tax rate for 2019.

  • Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned Texans that scammers have been spotted posing as state agencies to solicit money from hardworking consumers. There are variations of this scam, such as local law enforcement contacting you with a warrant, agencies asking for donations, back taxes or fines, or asking for your personal information to either confirm innocence or receive a payment. Government agencies do not email or  call individuals with financial solicitations. Consumers are advised to keep their personal information private and, if contacted by someone claiming to represent a government agency, go to its official website and find a legitimate phone number to confirm.

    “All Texans should be aware of unsolicited calls and emails from scammers impersonating leaders in their government. This is a dirty trick fraudsters are using to make a quick buck at the expense of hardworking Texans,” said Attorney General Paxton. “My office has a long history of pursuing fraudsters who attempt to deceive Texans, and we stand ready to assist anyone harmed by these scams and schemes.”

    When contacted via phone or email by someone purporting to be from a government agency, practice these steps to beat an imposter scam:

    ♦Do not wire money, confirm financial or personal information, including bank account, credit card, or Social Security numbers.
    ♦ Do not pay for a prize. If you enter and win a legitimate sweepstakes, you do not have to pay insurance, taxes, or shipping charges to collect your prize.
    ♦ Do not trust a name or phone number. Scammers often use fake names and phone numbers to disguise their identity and area code. ♦ Put your number on the Texas Do Not Call Registry and the National Do Not Call Registry.

    In November 2019, Attorney General Paxton warned Texans of scammers attempting to obtain personal and financial information by falsely claiming to be members of the Office of the Attorney General’s Crime Victim Services Division. Report suspected fraud to the Texas Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division by calling toll-free 1-800-621-0508 or by filing an online complaint at https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer-protection/file-consumer-complaint

  • 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