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Local Government Offices / Officials

Aransas County strives for inter-working relations of the communities in making for strong economic stability. The following outlines elected officials in each governmental entity.

Aransas County

Aransas County Judge: C.H. "Burt" Mills, Jr.
301 N. Live Oak
Rockport, TX 78382
(361) 790-0100

Court At Law Judge: William "Bill" Adams

Type of Government: Commission, All 4-Year Terms (Staggered)

Number of Commissioners: 4
1. Jack Chaney, Precinct 1-1A
2. Leslie "Bubba" Casterline, Precinct 2  
3. Charles Smith, Precinct 3
3. Betty Stiles, Precinct 4-4A

Committees: Aransas County Advisory Board, Aransas County Airport Advisory Board, Aransas County Library Advisory Board

Department of Environmental Health:


Mayor C J Wax

622 E. Market St.
Rockport, TX 78382
(361) 729-2213

Type of Government: Council-Manager/Home Rule City, All 2-year terms (staggered)

Number of Councilmen: 4

1. Rusty Day, Ward #1
2. J.D. Villa, Ward #2
3. Pat Rios - Mayor Pro-Tem, Ward #3
4. Barbara Gurtner, Ward #4

Committees: Planning & Zoning Commission, Park and Recreation Advisory Board, Tree Committee, Water Quality Committee, Keep Rockport Beautiful, Skate Park and Aquatic Park Committee


Mayor Jimmy Kendrick
Fulton Town Hall
P O Box 1130
Fulton, Texas 78358
(361) 729-5533

Mayor and Alderman. Type B General Law City. All 2 year terms (staggered)

Number of Aldermen: 5
1. Craig Bohn - Mayor Pro-Tem
2. Leslie Cole
3. Beverly Garis
4. Carol Thompson
5. Larry Pahmiyer

Other Governmental entities include the Aransas County Navigation District ( and the
Aransas County Independent School District ( Information is available upon request.