Item 418 on today’s Commissioners Court Agenda reads, “Request by the Commissioner of Precinct 3 [Tom Ramsey, PE] for discussion and possible action on the allocation of the Harris County 2022 Road and Park Bonds.” What’s that about?
Before the election, Commissioners court voted to allocate a minimum of $220 million to each precinct. The County then trumpeted that on its website AND at community meetings. But shortly after the election, that all changed. (See photos, screen captures below.)
Yet Precinct 3 has 47% of the county’s roads and 35% of its parks to maintain.
But forget about fairness; the FTC calls this “bait and switch.”
In a commercial context, promising something you don’t deliver is fraudulent.
I expected better of the county’s highest elected officials.
Please Commissioners, deliver what you promised. Vote to right this wrong today.
Posted by Bob Rehak on 10/31/2023
2254 Days since Hurricane Harvey
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