Road & Bridge Employees Want Rules Clarified

Some local leaders are trying to avoid the same legal mess twice.

Today Potter County Commissioners asked the county attorney to clarify exactly when it's okay for the Road and Bridge department to work on private property.

Texas Rangers recently investigated department employees accused of misusing public equipment for private work.

A grand jury did not indict anyone in the case.

County Auditor Kerry Hood refuses to pay the lion's share of related legal bills.

Potter County Road & Bridge Update
The Potter County Grand Jury Decided not to indict anyone involved in the Potter County Road and Bridge investigation. 47th District Attorney Randall Sims says a proper investigation was done by the Texas Rangers who took over the investigation from the Sheriff's Department. They did this to...
Last Modified 12/07/2006 11:43:48 AM

Bills Remain Unpaid in Road & Bridge Dispute
An unpaid bill will force Potter County commissioners to re-visit an issue they thought was put to rest. In September, employees with the Potter County Road and Bridge department were accused of using county equipment on private land without proper permission. No one was ever charged in the...
Last Modified 01/11/2007 06:39:46 PM