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Municipal Court Week


WHEREAS, the Municipal Court of League City, a time honored and vital part of local government, has existed since 1962; and

WHEREAS, more people come in personal contact with municipal courts than all other Texas courts combined; and

WHEREAS, public impression of the entire Texas judicial system is largely dependent upon the public’s experience in municipal court; and

WHEREAS, municipal judges and court support personnel have pledged to be ever mindful of their neutrality and impartiality, rendering equal service to all, and conforming to the standards set by the Canons of Judicial Conduct; and

WHEREAS, the municipal courts play a significant role in preserving the quality of life in Texas communities through the adjudication of traffic offenses, ensuring a high level of traffic safety for our citizens; and

WHEREAS, the municipal courts serve as the local justice center for the enforcement of local ordinances and fine-only state offenses that protect the peace and dignity of our community; and

WHEREAS, the municipal judges and clerks continually strive to improve the administration of justice through participation in judicial education programs, seminars, workshops and the annual meetings of their state and local professional organizations; and

WHEREAS, it is most appropriate that we recognize the accomplishments of the 923 Texas municipal courts, and salute their critical role in preserving public safety, protecting the quality of life in Texas communities, and deterring future criminal behavior,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Timothy Paulissen, by virtue of the authority vested in me as the 9th Mayor of the City of League City do hereby proclaim November 4-8, 2013 as


in the great City of League City and further extend appreciation to all League City municipal judges and court support personnel for the vital services they perform and their exemplary dedication to our community.  I call upon all residents of League City to join with the City Council in recognizing the vital service they perform and their exemplary dedication to the communities they represent.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the City of League City, Texas, to be affixed on this the 22nd day of October 2013.