Garland County Clerk
Elections & Voter Registration
The County Clerk is responsible for the administrative details of each election and maintains an accurate and up-to-date voter registration roster for Garland County. The County Clerk assists the County Election Commission in the overall performance and execution of the election process.
As Clerk to the probate court, the clerk files all instruments making them a matter of record in decedent estate cases. The Clerk also maintains all records relative to adoptions and guardianship cases within the county.
Board of Equalization
The County Clerk or the Clerk’s designee serves as the secretary of the Board of Equalization and records the minutes of their meetings. Also, the clerk is the preparer of the tax books and is responsible for extending taxes from the information provided by the assessor and the Board of Equalization.
Quorum Court Secretary and Records Management
The County Clerk shall serve, unless otherwise designated by county ordinance, as the secretariat of the Quorum Court. These duties involve maintaining a complete, permanent record of the proceedings of the Quorum Court including minutes, ordinances, resolutions, and appointments.
As Clerk of the County Court, the Clerk maintains all County Court records, including all business of the County Court such as: annexations, incorporations, county purchases, election results, proclamations, levy of taxes, board appointments, bonds, improvement districts, right-of-way acquisition, contracts, and agreements authorized by the County Judge.
Marriage Licenses/Minister's Credentials/DBA
The Office of the County Clerk issues marriage licenses, and maintains the permanent record (Bond Page) of each license. Minister’s credentials and Doing Business As (DBAs) are also registered within the County Clerk's office.