Vision, Mission and Core Values
The Montgomery County Emergency Communication District (MCECD) is a special purpose district authorized and created under Chapter 772 of the State of Texas Health and Safety Code. MCECD is governed by a Board of Managers. The board consists of two members appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioner’s Court, two members elected by the cities within the county and one member elected by the fire departments that operate in the county. The principal provider of telephone service in the county appoints a non-voting member to the board.
Pursuant to the governing statute, the board is charged with governing the district. The law allows it to adopt any rules necessary for the operation of the district and to contract with any public or private entity. The board is also required to appoint a director to perform all duties required by the board and supervise the operations of the district within the limitations prescribed by the board.
MCECD carries out its duties by:
The board adopts these statements of vision, mission, core values and goals to guide the director in managing the affairs and operations of the district.
Citizens of Montgomery County can easily and quickly obtain the emergency services needed to protect life, health or property.
Anyone, at any time, from any place within Montgomery County, using any kind of telephone can connect to emergency service providers by dialing 9-1-1.
As public stewards of the trust and the assets of the citizens of Montgomery County, MCECD places high regard on the following values: