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County commissioners bicker about policy changes

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.

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Too little, too late?

Precinct Three Commissioner John Roth

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 →