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Commissioners Court 
101 South Dixon Street, Gainesville, Texas 76240

Commissioners Court Rules of the Court

Schedule, Agenda, & Live Stream

If you wish to address the court regarding an agenda item or during the public comments section, please print and complete the form below.  This form must be returned to the County Judge's Office no later than 15 minutes prior to the Commissioners Court meeting.

Commissioners Court Public Participation Form

Cooke County Precinct Map

County Roads and Rights-of-Way:

  • All structures or encroachments into a county right-of-way are potentially subject to regulation. If a structure or encroachment is deemed by the County Commissioner of the precinct to interfere with the reasonable and safe flow of traffic, then such structure or encroachment may be removed by the County at the landowners expense. Furthermore, intentionally, knowingly or recklessly obstructing a roadway is a Class B misdemeanor. 


  • Driveway Application Form: To gain access onto a county road a driveway application form must be completed and returned to the Commissioner whose precinct the road is located. 


  • Road Bore Agreement or Road Cut Agreement: In general, for companies and contractors wishing to bore under or cut a county road, an agreement must be entered into with the County. Please contact and coordinate with the Commissioner whose precinct the road is located in prior to commencing the project. 

County Judge
Steve Starnes
Phone:  940-668-5435
Fax: 940-668-5440

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Precinct 1 Commissioner
Gary Hollowell
Phone: 940-668-5481
Fax: 940-668-5527

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Precinct 2 Commissioner
Jason Snuggs
Phone: 940-726-3390
Fax: 940-668-5527

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Precinct 3 Commissioner
Adam Arendt
Phone: 940-668-5483
Fax: 940-668-5527

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Precinct 4 Commissioner
Leon Klement

Phone: 940-668-5484
Fax: 940-668-5527

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2019 Guidelines and Criteria  for Reinvestment Zones

Cooke County Guidelines for Road Closing
Petition for Road Closing Form