About ESD 9

Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 9 (BCESD9) was created with area voter approval in November 2013 of a citizen petition filed with the Burnet County, Texas Commissioners Court.  

As a taxing political subdivision of the State of Texas under Ch. 775 of the Texas Health & Safety Code, BCESD9 is empowered to and tasked with the provision of fire, rescue, first responder, emergency medical services, rural fire prevention and control services and other emergency services to residents and visitors of its District in southeastern Burnet County, Texas. 

  • Texas Emergency Services Districts are managed by a Board of Emergency Services Commissioners consisting of five individuals who satisfy the requirements of Ch. 775 (including District residency or real property ownership in the District).

  • Board members are appointed by the Burnet County Commissioners Court to staggered 1 or 2 year terms of office.  

  • By internal policy adopted by the BCESD9 Commissioners, all BCESD9 Commissioners are volunteers and are paid no remuneration for their service.

Term
President
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Board Member
2021
Bruce Mills
Karen Bruett
Allen Mynk
Randy Steele
Renee Hollingsworth
2020
Karen Bruett
Bruce Mills
Allen Mynk
Randy Steele
Renee Hollingsworth
2019
Karen Bruett
Bruce Mills
Allen Mynk
Randy Steele
Renee Hollingsworth
2018
Byron Zinn
Karen Bruett
Johnny Bindseil
Cole Eslyn
Martha Norwood
2017
Byron Zinn
Karen Bruett
Johnny Bindseil
Cole Eslyn
Martha Norwood
2016
Byron Zinn
Karen Bruett
Johnny Bindseil
Russ Mortenson
Martha Norwood
2015
Karen Bruett
Dewey Hollingsworth
Johnny Bindseil
Russ Mortenson
Martha Norwood
2014
Karen Bruett
Dewey Hollingsworth
Johnny Bindseil
Russ Mortenson
Martha Norwood

Information for Commissioners