Shay Luedeke - Tax Assessor-Collector
In an effort to reduce the need for in-person transactions, Governor Abbott issued a statement on March 16, 2020, granting a temporary extension to obtain initial registration, renewal of registration, vehicle titling, and renewal of a permanent disabled parking placard. Governor Abbott also granted a temporary extension for an individual with an expired 30-day temporary permit to obtain another permit or Texas registration. This temporary waiver is in effect until 60 days after TxDMV notifies the public that normal vehicle registration, vehicle titling and related services have resumed.
You may still go online to www.txdmv.gov and renew your registration online.
Starting Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, all Vehicle Registration offices will be closed to the General Public until further notice. Click here for full press release.
In the interest of public health, we have provided the following alternative options in lieu of face-to-face transactions in the Bell County Tax Office.
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Bell County Tax Assessor-Collector - Shay Luedeke
Belton Courthouse Annex
550 E. 2nd Avenue
Belton, Texas 76513
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 669
Belton, Texas 76513
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Shay Luedeke began his term as Bell County Tax Assessor-Collector in January 2017. Prior to taking office, he spent 20 years working in the private sector, leading teams in small and medium-sized businesses, and finding success as an entrepreneur. He is a proven leader with a wide-range of managerial skills and extensive experience with financial analysis, reporting and budgeting, online data security and automation, team building and training.
Shay strives to bring new energy and new ideas to the Office of Tax Assessor-Collector. He is committed to using his skill set, passion and drive to positively impact the citizens of Bell County. His focus in on process improvement, efficiency, team building and customer service.
As a proud graduate of Texas A&M University, Shay is an active member of The Association of Former Students and a strong advocate for higher education. He enjoys supporting his Alma Mater through regular trips to Bryan College-Station for football games, campus events and outreach activities.
Shay has a heart for servant leadership, strong faith in God and is personally committed to serving his family, church body and community. He is an active member at First Baptist Church in Salado and a regular volunteer with Salado ISD's nationally recognized Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) program. Shay's hobbies include hunting and spending time outdoors with his wife, Laura Golden-Luedeke, and their two children.
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The Tax Assessor-Collector's Office will be closed to observe these Bell County Holidays.