La Salle County Courthouse rededicated


COTULLA, Texas—The La Salle County Courthouse was rededicated on Jan. 26, following a four-year restoration made possible with more than $3.5 million in grant funds from the Texas Historical Commission (THC) through its award-winning Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program.


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Welcome to La Salle County

Welcome to our website

Welcome to La Salle County’s Official Website.  We hope to make available here important information to help enhance your quality of life and to further your participation in county government.  While this new site is still in only the beginning stages, we will strive to provide you with some information about our community, county government, elected officials and their offices, county departments, as well as provide some online services and access to forms available for download.

La Salle County government officials all strive to be accessible and responsive to the needs of our citizens.  We are committed to providing excellent public service through the values of leadership, open government, fairness, respect and teamwork. 
We hope this site will continue to be a valuable resource for you and welcome any suggestions you may have.  Welcome to La Salle County!

Making Tracks to Downtown Cotulla: Crossroads of the Centuries

Community celebrates ten years in the Main Street Program, looks to further improvements

By Marc Robertson

When she looks east to an empty piece of land from her office along Cotulla’s historic Front Street today, Main Street Program Manager Patsy Leigh sees more than crumbled asphalt and weeds.

She sees opportunity.


The 1931 La Salle County Courthouse is the fourth courthouse built on this square since the county was created in 1858. The Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program awarded the county two multi-million dollar grants for restoration of both the exterior and interior, and the courthouse was rededicated January 26, 2013.


The grand thoroughfare at the heart of the historic district in the La Salle County seat, halfway between San Antonio and Laredo along one of the nation’s busiest interstate corridors, is lined on one side by vintage buildings that date to the earliest development of trade and industry in the Brush Country, and along the other side by the vital artery that brought those businessmen and tradespeople to South Texas: the railroad.

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Fire Suppression Rating Continues to Improve

La Salle County has been notified that a rating of 5/5Y has been recommended to the Texas Department of Insurance and the State's Fire Marshall's Office by Insurance Services Office, Inc.  The rating is used in part to determine the costs of Fire Insurance to residents and businesses.  A number of factors are considered when calculating the ISO recommended rate including the review of Dispatch and Fire Department capabilities and personnel. 

To view the full letter, click HERE.

Road Closures in La Salle County

The following roads within La Salle County are Currently OPEN again:

Cameron Road
Valley Wells Road
Albert Martin Road
El Jardin Road (Up to the Frio River)
Vesper Road
Coquat Road
Dobie Road
Cochina Ranch Road


Last Updated on 10/04/2017 at 2:45 p.m.

Proposed 2017 Tax Rate

Tax Assessor / Collector publishes 
NOTICE OF 2017 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR COUNTY OF LA SALLE

Click Here to download the pdf document.

American Red Cross Donations Help

As per American Red Cross (San Antonio Office) the primary needs at this time are:

 

Cash Contributions (Check to American Red Cross)

Cases of bottled water (sealed)

Adult blankets, towels, etc. (Must be new and sealed)

Individual snacks packages

 

Cash and cases of bottled water were indicated as the highest need at this time.

 

These items should be delivered to:

San Antonio Area Chapter
3642 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78219
Phone: 210-224-5151

 

Please contact ARC at the number above for further information regarding donations, deliveries, etc.