Council to consider eligibility of EUB member
Posted on Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 11:41 pm.
Written by Sandstorm Scholar
The Lubbock City Council Agenda for September 26 contains the following item: concerning Electric Utility Board membership eligibility, Dwight McDonald. The item was placed on the agenda by the city’s legal department.
We find it interesting that a Council that cannot make a plain language application of the Charter to itself, i.e., don’t take freebies not available to everyone else, would consider making the stretch necessary to apply a portion of the Charter to an employee that appears to be written to prevent Councilmen, officers and employees from holding other public office or having an interest in third party contracts for jobs with the city….