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The Smith County Communications Office strives to promote transparency by providing the public with the most accurate, accessible and up-to-date information possible while promoting the county's brand and message of "Striving for Excellence."

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Located on the first floor of the Smith County Annex Building
200 E. Ferguson, Suite 100
Tyler, Texas 75702

Phone: 903-590-4607
Email: Casey Murphy


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Commissioners Court Closed to Public but Available Online

Based on guidance from federal, state and local health officials and under the direction of orders issued by Texas Governor Gregg Abbott, until further notice, the Smith County Commissioners Court will conduct all meetings utilizing online live streaming.

Face-to-face interactions between members of the public and public officials during these meetings will be suspended. The Smith County Commissioners Court Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, will be closed to the public but streamed live online.

People wanting to give public comment can do so by filling out the online public comment form with a phone number that they will be called on during the meeting.

Members of the public are encouraged to view the meetings live at the following link: and click on Commissioners Court Live Stream. The meeting will also be available live at

If members of the public want to make a public comment, please fill out the form on the link below and hit submit: All forms must be submitted before the beginning of the Commissioners Court Meeting at 9:30 a.m. on the day of the meeting. On the public comment form, please include the phone number you would like to be contacted on during the meeting’s public comment time. You will be allowed three minutes for your comments.

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