Bastrop seems to be the test case of all terrible things going on in Texas. Just this year, Bastrop has had three disasters declared from fires and floods, preceded by all manner of mega-water raids. Here’s our most current — and we think more easily stopped — disasters. Use this!
Disaster # 1: A company is trying to secure a permit from the overly permissive TCEQ to dump sewage sludge (Class B
Disaster #2: We made a huge mistake inadequately warning City of Bastrop voters during the May
Attorney Glenn Johnson confronts Bastrop Mayor Ken Kesselus at June 21 Specially Called Executive Session
election about the dangers of giving Mayor Ken Kesselus majority control of the Council. Despite not having done his homework and making a fool of himself last night, the term limited Mayor (May 2017) appears hellbent on axing management that won’t roll over for him, even if it means shredding open government. Read and share this: Rogues, Raiders and Recall
Perhaps a Blessing in Austin: It appears that City Manager Marc Ott, dubbed “Gentrifier-in-Chief” by Austin’s affordability watch-dogs, may be leaving. He was asked to by a wide array of citizens. (That’s a whole different kettle of fish than the Kesselus’ fiasco we witnessed last night at Bastrop City Hall.)
Even in politics Newton’s laws of physics apply. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Get ready for the fallout.
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