Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins

Records Building - 500 Elm Street, Suite 7000, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 653-7949 • Fax: (214) 653-6586
E-mail: dcjudge@dallascounty.org


Click here to view the FY2023 Proposed County Budget.

 

 

2022 Local Declarations of Disaster

Flooding

August 22

WHEREAS, the County of Dallas, Texas on 22nd day of August, 2022, is suffering widespread damage, injury, and injury to property as a result of flooding and flash flooding and,

WHEREAS, Clay Lewis Jenkins, the County Judge of Dallas County, Texas has determined that extraordinary measures must be taken to alleviate the suffering of people and to protect or rehabilitate property. 

Click here to read the full declaration.

Click here for additional information on the August 22, 2022 flooding and how to report any related damage.

Monkeypox

August 16

Order of Continuance of Local Declaration of Disaster for Public Health Emergency

WHEREAS, on August 4, 2022, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, declared a nationwide public health emergency related to the outbreak of the Monkeypox virus; and

WHEREAS, on August 5, 2022, Dallas County Judge, Clay Jenkins, issued a Local Declaration of Disaster to address the Monkeypox outbreak in Dallas County; and

WHEREAS, the Local Declaration of Disaster issued by Dallas County Judge, Clay Jenkins, also activated the Dallas County Emergency Management Plan: and

WHEREAS, the August 5, 2022 Local Declaration of Disaster issued by Dallas County Judge, Clay Jenkins, expired by operation of law after seven days pursuant to Texas Government Code § 418.108(b): and

WHEREAS, Dallas County Judge, Clay Jenkins, issued a subsequent Local Declaration of Disaster to continue to address the ongoing Monkeypox outbreak on August 12, 2022; and

WHEREAS, the Dallas County Judge has determined that extraordinary measures must be taken to contain, mitigate, and prevent the spread of Monkeypox outbreak in Dallas County and to facilitate the efficient, rapid, and cooperative response to the emergency;

Click here to read the full declaration.

Click here to view information related to this Local Declaration of Disaster.

 

 

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Welcome to my official Dallas County website!  I am honored to serve as your County Judge and am committed to working hard every day to lead Dallas County with pragmatic, common-sense solutions that will enable all families in our county to live with dignity, opportunity, and security.  Although we are facing tough economic times and difficult budget choices, I remain confident that Dallas County will continue to fulfill our mission of being a model governmental agency as well as the destination of choice for businesses and residents.

Please visit the website to become familiar with the how we can better serve you.  I welcome your comments and look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

Clay Lewis Jenkins
Dallas County Judge

 


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