From Weatherford Democrat, by Judy Sheridan CNHI, January 25, 2012 –
PARKER COUNTY — Some called it politics, a personal issue between Judge Mark Riley and Precinct 3 Commissioner John Roth — who frequently lock horns — but whatever the motive, Parker County Commissioners voted Monday to clip the wings of outgoing elected officials who seek reimbursement for out-of-county travel.
Separately, they also voted to reimburse officials for total fuel costs, instead of on a per mile basis. The new policy applies to those who receive a monthly vehicle allowance and for those provided with a county-owned vehicle.
Both motions were made by Riley and seconded by Precinct 1 Commissioner George Conley.
Commissioner Roth says slow go on county budget –
The Weatherford Democrat, Judy Sheridan, Tue Aug 30, 2011
WEATHERFORD — Judge Mark Riley’s fiscal year 2011-12 proposed county budget was filed in the clerk’s office July 29, three days ahead of the Aug. 1 deadline, according to County Spokesman Joel Kertok. It was posted online Aug. 2.
But interpreting that budget for county commissioners and discussing it in a public forum are long overdue, according to Precinct 3 Commissioner John Roth. Continue reading →