Local voters who qualify and would like to cast their ballots by mail in the City of Kerrville or City of Ingram elections must submit an application for their ballots no later than April 20, according to Kerr County Tax Assessor-Collector and Voter Registrar Bob Reeves.
Both elections to select new leaders for city governments are set for May 1, 2021. The City of Kerrville election will seat Councilmember Place 1 and Councilmember Place 2, while the City of Ingram election will elect three council members.
The Kerr County Elections Office started accepting requests for ballots by mail at the first of the year and will continue doing so through April 20.
Someone who wants to cast their ballot using the regular U.S. mail must meet one of the following qualifications: 65 years of age or older; Disabled; Confined to jail (but eligible); Qualified to vote, but who expect to be absent from the county on election day or during the early, in-person voting, April 19-27.
Those who choose to vote by mail must send their ballots so that they are received no later than 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, if they are not postmarked, or by 5 p.m. on Monday, May 3, if they are postmarked. Voters are only permitted to hand deliver their ballots on the actual election day itself, Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the Kerr County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office, 700 Main Street, Suite 124, Kerrville, TX 78028.
Voters can receive additional information by calling the Kerr County Elections Office at (830) 792-2242 or by visiting https://www.co.kerr.tx.us/elections/.
All Kerr County vehicle owners are reminded that they need to make sure that their titles and registrations are up to date, since the temporary waiver on such requirements will come to an end at midnight on Wednesday, April 14. The expiring temporary waivers covered the following services: initial vehicle registrations; vehicle registration renewals; vehicle titling; renewal of permanent disabled parking placards and 30-day temporary permits.
Kerr County is offering several convenient options for renewing registrations and/or completing other transactions that were temporarily waived due to the pandemic. Anyone needing assistance is encouraged to call the Kerrville office at (830) 792-2241 or the Ingram office at (830) 896-9032.
VEHICLE REGISTRATION RENEWAL OPTIONS: Online, www.co.kerr.tx.us/tax/, or the Texas DMV at www.TxDMV.gov; Mail: Kerr County Tax Assessor-Collector Office, c/o Kerr County Courthouse, 700 Main Street, Suite 124, Kerrville, TX 78028; In Person Visitation: Kerrville office, Kerr County Courthouse, 700 Main Street, Kerrville, Suite 124, or West Kerr County Annex, 3350 Junction Hwy., Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
As a reminder, before renewing a vehicle registration, Kerr County residents need to obtain a passing vehicle inspection at their choice of state vehicle inspection stations (unless the vehicle is exempt.)