County Judge

About County Judge Scott M. Felton



Scott M. Felton is a lifelong resident of McLennan County and was raised on a ranch near the Elk Community. He retired as the President of Wells Fargo after 30 years. He has served in various capacities with numerous National, State and Local organizations. On October 1, 2012, he was appointed and began serving as the McLennan County Judge. He was then elected to a 4 year term in 2014.
 


County Judge's Office


 

The Texas Constitution vests broad judicial and administrative powers in the position of County Judge, who presides over a five-member Commissioners Court, which has budgetary and administrative authority over county government operations.

 

The County Judge handles such widely varying matters as hearings for probate matters, hearings on admittance to state hospitals for the mentally ill and mentally retarded, temporary guardianships for special purposes and hearings for contested beer and wine license applications. The judge is also responsible for calling elections, posting election notices and for receiving and canvassing the election returns. 



  1. County Judge

    Physical Address
    501 Washington Ave.
    Room 214
    Waco, TX 76701

    Phone: 254.757.5049
    Fax: 254.757.5196


  2. Dustin Chapman

    County Administrator

  3. Regan Copeland

    Administrative Specialist

  4. Cody Miles

    Business Manager

County Judge Scott Felton

Scott Felton
  1. Mental Health

    Mental Health Court Services

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  2. Moody's Credit Rating

    Moody's Investors Service has assigned an Aa1 underlying rating which reflects the County's large, growing tax base anchored by the presence of Baylor University, diverse economy, strong financial position with robust reserves, and manageable debt and pension burden. The rating also reflects the County's below average resident wealth levels

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  3. Application for County Court at Law Judge

    Application for County Court at Law Judge and application process

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Boards or Commissions

Current Positions Held on Boards or Commissions
  • Board Member of Texas Workforce Solutions
  • Board Member of the City Center Waco
  • Board Member of the Waco Industrial Foundation
  • Board Member of the Waco Leadership Forum
  • Chairman of the Board of the Providence Health Foundation
  • Chairman of the McLennan County Rural Transit District
  • Chairman of the McLennan County Water Resource Group
  • Chairman of the Waco-McLennan County Economic Development Corporation
  • Presiding Judge of the McLennan County Commissioners Court
  • Treasurer of the Heart of Texas Council of Governments