Tuesday, December 28, 2021 by Andrew Logan
With new members on the court this past year, Travis County Commissioner Margaret Gómez has been rethinking the court’s longtime processes. (Ann Howard, who represents Precinct 3, assumed office at the start of 2021, while County Judge Andy Brown assumed office in late 2020.)
Gómez, who was elected in 1994 and is the longest-serving commissioner on the court, was the first Mexican American woman to hold her position.
One of the great success stories from this past year is the collaborative effort it took to set up the Covid vaccination center at Circuit of the Americas. Travis County partnered with neighboring counties such as Caldwell, Bastrop and Hays, as well as…