The June 14, 2016 meeting of the board of managers of our county hospital district turns out to have had another violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
Item 12 on the agenda concerned a potential real estate deal. The item was considered in executive session.
When the board reconvened in regular session the lady reading the agenda items for the public and the board introduced a resolution that according to her was “approved in executive session”. You can see the reading at about 33 minutes into the session here.
Referring to executive session, a court has ruled that they “may not conduct a straw vote of a formal vote during such a session”.
The board members are required by law to take training about the Texas Open Meetings Act.
Then again one would think that the assistant county attorney assigned to the hospital district would teach them how to do the right thing.
We deserve better