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BCESD#8 Typically Meets the 4th Monday of the Month at 6:45 at Oakalla VFD 29111 FM 963 Oakalla TX. Please join us.



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ESD # 8 Serving Briggs & Oakalla

Enacted by referendum in 2010, Burnet County Emergency Services District (ESD)#8 encompasses 202.91 square miles in the northeastern portion of Burnet County, including Briggs, Oakalla and the surrounding areas. As a taxing authority, ESD#8 levies both property and sales tax for the sole purpose of funding fire protection and emergency medical service first response in the district. Click to See Service Area Map

News & Events

Small Taxing Unit Notice

Burnet County ESD #8 has adopting a tax rate for tax year 2021.  The rate will remain unchanged from tax year 2020 at  $0.1000 per $100 of value.  The tax rate will increase total taxes in Burnet County ESD #8 by 11.48%.

Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes
ESD Commissioners

President - James Shamard

Vice President - Barker Keith 

Secretary - Alice Price 

Treasurer - Ned Ewart 

Commissioner  - Vacant  


President - James Shamard   


Contact all Board Members at:

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 361 Briggs TX 78608

Service Provider

Department: Northeast Burnet County Fire Rescue 

Address: 29111 FM 963 Oakalla TX 78608

Phone: 512-556-0540

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