News Article | July 20, 2022
|"Sometimes the discussions during the salary grievance process can become heated or sensitive in nature. Can the committee meet in closed session to spare anyone from possible embarrassment?"|
Can an elected official serving on the grievance committee participate in and vote on their own salary grievance?
Yes. In Letter Opinion No. 98-097 (1998), the Attorney General found that Chapter 171 of the Local Government Code does not bar a member of a salary grievance committee from voting on his own salary grievance.