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Bail Bond Board

Meeting Schedule and Location

Until further notice, the Travis County Bail Bond Board is meeting by teleconference for its monthly meetings. On March 16, 2020, in accordance with Texas Government Code §418.016, Governor Abbott suspended various provisions of the Open Meetings Act that require government officials and members of the public to be physically present at a specified meeting location due to COVID-19. Pursuant to that suspension, members of the public will not be allowed to attend this board meeting in person.

Members of the public may participate in the meetings and give comment before the Bail Bond Board on any item on the agenda by following the instructions on each month’s agenda.

Bail Bond Board Responsibilities

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 1704, Texas Occupation Code, the Travis County Bail Bond Board is responsible for:

  • Supervising and regulating each phase of the bonding business in Travis County;
  • Depositing fees collected through the bonding business in the general fund of Travis County;
  • Adopting and posting rules necessary to implement the Bail Bond Board’s powers and duties;
  • Conducting hearings and investigations and making determinations relating to the issuance, denial or renewal of licenses;
  • Issuing licenses to qualified applicants and denying licenses to unqualified applicants;
  • Employing persons necessary to assist in board functions; and
  • Conducting board business, including maintaining records and minutes.
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Contact

Vickie P. Riojas,
Bail Bond Board Secretary

Phone: (512) 854-3105
Fax: (512) 854-9018

Email

Street Address

Executive Office Building
411 W. 13th Street
6th Floor Room 601
Austin, TX 78701 (Map)

Mailing Address

Travis County Bail Bond Board
C/O Vickie P. Riojas at Pretrial Services
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, Texas 78767

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.6 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $11.00.

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