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City Council Decides on New Attorney

On April 27, 2015, the City Council held a meeting at the WPPOA clubhouse.  The only item on the agenda was to discuss and consider the Mayor’s nominee for the position of City Attorney. Related: SOPAC Protects Martinez de Vara Clement stated that if his nominee wasn’t chosen then the Council would move on to […]

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SOPAC Protects Art Martinez de Vara

At its April 9, 2015 meeting, the City Council discussed the Mayor’s nomination for City Attorney. At the start of the conversation, Mayor Jim Clement pointed out, for the first time in the meeting, that because Alderman Joel Ortega was absent there might be a tie on a vote and that he would be the […]

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Trifecta of Corruption

A trifecta is a series of 3 ultimate achievements that are related to one another.  For example, if a horse wins 3 different championships then that would constitute a trifecta because each singular event was difficult and nearly impossible.  The fact the horse could win just 1 event is impressive, but a trifecta takes the […]

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Art Martinez de Vara Announces His Pay

On March 14, 2015, City Attorney Art Martinez de Vara announced what the City of Sandy Oaks was paying him as City Attorney. Martinez de Vara was hired as the City Attorney back in August of 2014, but his pay had never been released to the public. Because payment comes from public funds, the Texas […]

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