ATTORNEY GENERAL

Requests for Opinions

RQ-0173-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable James Caleb Henson

Leon County Attorney

Post Office Box 429

Centerville, Texas 75833

Re: Whether a county commissioners court may deny a county judge longevity pay due to receipt of a state salary supplement pursuant to section 26.006 of the Government Code (RQ-0173-KP)

Briefs requested by September 19, 2017

RQ-0174-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable James M. Tirey

Hale County Attorney

500 Broadway, Suite 340

Plainview, Texas 79072

Re: Authority under article III, section 52(a) of the Texas Constitution of a Type A general-law municipality to expend funds on various tasks related to events sponsored by the area chamber of commerce, such as Christmas on the Plaza and Petersburg Days (RQ-0174-KP)

Briefs requested by September 19, 2017

For further information, please access the website at www.texasattorneygeneral.gov or call the Opinion Committee at (512) 463-2110.

TRD-201703225

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: August 21, 2017


Requests for Opinions

RQ-0175-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable J. Bryan Clayton

Concho County Attorney

Post Office Box 236

Paint Rock, Texas 76866

Re: Whether a county may transfer funds from the road and bridge account to a general account to pay all or a portion of a commissioner's salary when the commissioner spends a substantial portion of time performing road and bridge maintenance (RQ-0175-KP)

Briefs requested by September 20, 2017

For further information, please access the website at www.texasattorneygeneral.gov or call the Opinion Committee at (512) 463-2110.

TRD-201703276

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: August 23, 2017