County Judge Jimmy Sylvia swears in Denise Hutter (center) to serve as the county’s Tax/Assessor-Collector for the unexpired term. Margie Henry recently announced her retirement effective as of January 31, 2012. Dennis Hutter holding bible looks on.

After 37 years of service to Chambers County, Tax Assessor/Collector Margie Henry has retired. The Tax Office and Commissioner’s Court would like to thank Mrs. Henry for her many years of dedicated service to the people of Chambers County. Wednesday morning, February 1 at 10:00 a.m., County Judge Jimmy Sylvia administered the oath of office to the new Tax Assessor/Collector, Denise Hutter. She was appointed by Commissioner’s Court to fill the unexpired term.

Mrs. Hutter has 25 years of service with Chambers County, 16 with the Tax Office. She has 5 years of training/schooling, is a registered Tax Assessor/Collector and certified with the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration. Mrs. Hutter’s plans are to provide the employees of her department education opportunities and technological advances to provide better service. Mrs. Hutter said “I am looking forward to serving you, the people of Chambers County and providing you experience that expects excellence”.

County Judge Jimmy Sylvia stated during the swearing-in-ceremony, “Commissioner Mark Huddleston and I have worked with two different Tax Assessor Collectors (Irene Clore and Margie Henry) and thoroughly enjoyed it. We are now looking forward to working with Mrs. Hutter”.

Courtesy of the Anahuac Progress