Ron Shelby

Bio

Currently away at school, working on a PhD in Public Finance and Budgeting at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Previously, Director of Finance and Administration for Galveston County.

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Tyranny??? LOL. Not quite.

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Sounds very much like "Fraud" to me. But then I'm not a lawyer.

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We both just got our Moderna boosters at WalMart today.

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They “need” more parking? Or is it that the port wants more parking to compete with, and put the private lots out of business? The public should be able to see the actual parking study.

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What a way for his family to spend Thanksgiving.

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The Nueces County Treasurers office was abolished in 1988 and the duties were transferred to the Nueces County Clerk’s office, another elected official. There is a choice that can be made.

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Statute saying it must be Auditor? Some counties it’s been the County Clerk (which is elected). And why must you elect the person that cuts a check and makes sure the checking account balances. This is not a policy making position in any way. It’s a routine back office function.

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Because its a constitutional office, I believe it requires a constitutional amendment.

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The state legislature decides whether to take action to abolish the office after its requested.

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Hi Sue, There is a Texas Statute that specifically addresses the abolishment of an office. If I remember it correctly, the candidate must run, announcing that he/she is running to close the office, and cannot accept a salary if they win. They then, along with Commissioner's Court, request…