Legal issues to be considered at Commissioners’ Court
Most of the weightier matters on the Orange County Commissioners’ Court agenda will be held behind closed doors in executive session when they meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 26 in the commissioners’ courtroom of the Orange County Administration Building, 123 South Sixth Street.
The anticipated or pending litigation is as follows:
• EEOC charge of discrimination filed by former Veterans’ Service Office employee, Barbara Lincoln.
• The case of Billy Griffith v. Huel R. Fontenot, et al in The United States District Court for The Eastern District of Texas- Beaumont Division.
• The case of David Bailey, et ux v. Orange County, et all in the 128th District Court in Orange.
Some personnel matters on the agenda include considering filling two vacant misdemeanor prosecutor positions created by the departure of Amanda Sharp and the retirement of Mike Marion and for hiring temporary summer help for mowing right of ways throughout Orange County for the Road and Bridge Department.
Jeff Kelley, emergency management coordinator, will update the court on the status of emergency management projects.
Lastly, the personnel, social services, purchasing and transportation departments will give an update report to the commissioners.