by BRAD ROLLINS
Faced with the threat of mass resignations from the Citizens Parks Advisory Board, the Hays County commissioners court today yielded to a range of the group’s “recommendations” that its chairman told the court were not negotiable.
Growing increasingly impatient with what its members consider conflicting, confusing instructions from the county judge and commissioners who appointed them, the parks panel at its Feb. 4 meeting unanimously laid out a plan that goes as far as to insist that CPAT be renamed and made a permanent, standing advisory committee. The recommendations were approved, 4-1, with Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley dissenting.
“If you don’t approve this as written, I’m pretty sure the committee wants to sunset,” said Buda area resident Jorge Anchondo, the parks committee’s third chair in less than two years.
The parks panel’s recommendations, now adopted by the court as policy, include:
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