Austin City Council Mayor Wins Resolution Approval For Negotiations on Bail Reform
from The Austin Bulldog
The normally cozy relationship between Travis County Commissioners and Austin City Council members took an icy turn recently when County Judge Sarah Eckhardt transmitted a three-page memo to the Council criticizing a draft resolution by Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza. At issue are bail hearings conducted by municipal judges on behalf of the county at the jail in central Austin under an interlocal agreement between the two government agencies.
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