TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES
TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES. The Texas Association of Counties was established in 1969, when the Texas legislature authorized Texas counties to collect dues for an organization that would serve all county officials in the state. It is not a state agency. The association's first full-time executive director, Kenneth A. Douglas, began duties on January 1, 1973. The association is a nonpolitical service organization that provides information concerning county government and that helps to keep county officials informed about state laws affecting them. County, a bimonthly magazine established in 1989, is the official publication of the association. In 1994 the Texas Association of Counties had sixty-five employees and assets exceeding $120 million. Jay Johnson was the president, and Sam D. Seale was the executive director.
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