Katy Texas 77493
The Katy Municipal Court was created on September 9, 1965 by Ordinance Number 149. This ordinance created a Corporation Court and provided that the Mayor of the City of Katy preside over the Court as Judge and the City Secretary served as the Court Clerk. The first mayor to serve as Judge was J. E. Hudgens, who served from 1965 to 1967.
September 1, 1969, Texas Legislative action changed the court name from Corporation Court to Municipal Court. On January 24, 1974, the City of Katy passed Ordinance Number 273 providing for filling of the office of Judge of the Municipal Court by appointment. The first appointed Judge was Joe Hegar and the City Attorney, M. J. Dunlap, Jr., served as prosecuting attorney for the Municipal Court and later served as Judge. The first case was filed on August 23, 1965 by Pat Adams. The City of Katy Municipal Court was held in Council Chambers at the Katy Municipal Court Complex at 910 Avenue C on the first and third Tuesday of the month.