Commissioner, Precinct 2
County government's operations are often tailored to meet the needs and resources of the community. The job of the county commissioner calls for hands-on service delivery, as well as policy-making decisions about a variety of important matters.
Four commissioners serve along with the county judge on the commissioner's court. Commissioners court is responsible for building and maintaining the roads and bridges of the county, adopting the county budget and tax rate, establish precinct boundaries for commissioners and justices of the peace, determine the number and type of county employees and their compensation, acquire property for rights of way or other public uses, adopt and enforce subdivision regulations, provides rural ambulance services and subsidizes rural fire protection, and supervises and controls the county courthouse and other county buildings and facilities.
About Drew Engelke
- A lifelong Guadalupe County Resident
- A Graduate of Seguin High School
- A Graduate of Southwest Texas State University, (now Texas State)
- A Master's Degree in Applied Geography
A person that actively participates and believes in his community:
- Seguin Economic Development board, 2019-present
- Guadalupe County Appraisal Review Board Member, 2015/16-2016/18 terms
- City of Seguin Planning and Zoning Commission, 2012-2018
- City of Seguin Thoroughfare Plan Task Force Member, 2016-2017
- City of Seguin Unified Code Development Task Force Member, 2013-2015
- Vice President of Operation, Seguin Volleyball Association, 1988-present
- St. James Catholic School – School Board Member – Facilities Chairman, 2016-present
Member of the following local organizations:
- Seguin Heritage Museum
- Coastal Conservation Association
- Son's of the American Legion, Post 245
"Respect the Past, work hard in the Present and plan smartly for the Future. These are goals I aspire to accomplish each and every day. I will listen to the citizens of Guadalupe County and do everything I can to help with their issues and concerns. I believe in hard work, a positive attitude and a common sense approach."
A little about Commissioner Engelke's Precinct:
Precinct 2 has approximately 138 miles of County Maintained Roads, and approximately 135 square miles. Three cities are partially inside Precinct 2: New Braunfels, San Marcos, and Seguin. Four ETJ's are partially inside Pct. 2: Martindale, New Braunfels, San Marcos and Seguin. At the last census there were approximately 33,000 people in this precinct, though there are probably a lot more than that now.