Bastrop Mayor Pro-Tem announces county judge candidacy Posted in: News City of Bastrop Mayor Pro Tem Lyle Nelson is formally announcing his candidacy for Bastrop County Judge. Nelson said his decision to lead the Bastrop County Commissioner’s Court comes after gathering input from residents and supporters throughout the County.“Discussions ran the gamut: public safety, infrastructure, economic growth, transportation and mobility, managing growth within Bastrop County, housing, as well as seeking ways to provide tax relief without compromising services to all of the citizens of Bastrop County,” Nelson said. “All are problems that demand attention and solutions. I believe my career and leadership experience can help the County achieve solutions in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!