COMMENTARY by BILL PETERSON
SAN MARCOS – It takes ingenuity to oppose a popular project, and Charles O’Dell took a crack at it Tuesday morning before the Hays County Commissioners Court.
O’Dell argued that county funding for infrastructure to activate youth football fields at the Village in San Marcos would set a dangerous precedent because the Christian Fellowship of Police Officers (CFPO), which runs the youth league, is a faith-based organization.
“We have no disagreement with them,” O’Dell told the court as president of HaysCAN, which bills itself as a government watchdog operation. “But you set a terrible precedent when you fund this sort of project.”
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