Yoakum Community Hospital Inpatient

Hospital Tax District


The Yoakum Hospital Tax District was enacted by the Texas Legislature in 1965, but it was actually created by a vote of district residents in 1988.  The Yoakum Hospital District is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors elected by the qualified voters of the District.

Yoakum Hospital District
PO Box 452
Yoakum, TX 77995

Contact Person: Conyetta Gaus Swaney, Attorney
Phone: (361) 293-2652
Email: cgswaney@sbcglobal.net

The current Board of Directors include:

  • Linda Schmidt, President – 500 Hwy 77A South, Yoakum, TX 7795
  • Elaine G. Albrecht, Vice President – 1618 CR 405, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Clay Hermann, Treasurer & District Representative on Board of Trustees – PO Box 778, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Cynthia Morris, Secretary – PO Box 778, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Harry Sherman, Director –  100 Trinity Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Ron White, Director – 511 Kent Street, Yoakum, TX 77995
  • Louise Witte, Director – 1069 FM 682, Yoakum, TX 77995 (resigned effective 9/30/2022)
Budget and Tax Rate Information


Next election for directors will be May 6, 2023 at City Hall Conference Room, 808 Hwy 77A South, Yoakum, TX, 77995.

Qualifications for Office:

A person may not be elected or appointed as a director unless the person:

  1. Is a resident of the Yoakum Hospital District;
  2. Owns property in the Yoakum Hospital District subject to taxation; and
  3. Is at least 18 years of age at the time of the election or appointment.
Information for Previous Elections