News Article | July 20, 2022
|"One of our commissioners lost the primary election. Now we've heard she's trying to buy a new grader. Can she do that?"|
Does the commissioners court have any authority over expenditures made by those officials who were not renominated or reelected to office?
It may. Local Government Code §130.908, also referred to as the "lame duck" statute, allows the commissioners court to set an amount over which expenditures must be approved for incumbent county and precinct officials who were not renominated or reelected to office.