The Collin County Commissioners Court will begin accepting applications to fill the term of Constable, Precinct 1, through the Nov. 8, 2022, general election. The appointment comes after Mike Vance, elected to the office on Nov. 3, died unexpectedly on Nov. 27.
Qualified candidates may submit applications through the county's Human Resources Department at this link: https://www.collincountytx.gov/human_resources/Pages/careers.aspx (Select "Apply Now," and view new postings). Online applications need to be submitted by close-of-business Friday, Dec. 11.
Texas Constables are required to:
• Have a current Texas peace officer's license;
• 12 months' residency in State of Texas;
• Reside within the boundaries of Constable Precinct 1 for the past six months; and,
• Be registered to vote in Constable, Precinct 1.
The winner of the November 2022 general election will take office for the remainder of the four-year term.