Posts Tagged ‘tarrant regional water district’
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Evaporating lawsuits

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Two lawsuits accusing Tarrant Regional Water District board members of illegally extending their term limits have run into stumbling blocks. Earlier this month, a federal judge declined to rule on a lawsuit filed by the Rev. Ky...


Ross Fischer will help the Tarrant Regional Water District with open-records requests and ethics consultations. Courtesy Ross Fischer

More Open or More Obstructive?

Kelleher has questions about an ethics official hired by the water board.
JEFF PRINCE AND ERIC GRIFFEY
Accusations of being secretive and working behind closed doors have dogged the Tarrant Regional Water District and its board of directors ever since they began overseeing the controversial Trinity River Vision project 10 years ...



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Parsing That Extra Year

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Tarrant Regional Water District board member Jim Lane doesn’t believe in politicians granting themselves extra time on their terms without voter approval. That’s why he voted no in 2012 when the board was considering cancel...


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Residents Sue Tarrant Regional Water District

Jeff Prince
Remember when the Tarrant Regional Water District board in 2012 voted to change elections from even-numbered years to odd-numbered years, which had the effect of giving several board members an extra year to serve on their four...



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Out With A Lout

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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is the biggest backscratcher and apologist in town when it comes to the Tarrant Regional Water District, the governmental agency that works under a veil, discourages the release of public informatio...


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Water Board Waves

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Mary Kelleher’s first meeting as a Tarrant Regional Water District board member ought to be interesting. The political newcomer blasted the agency and incumbent board members during her campaign, and it’s doubtful they will...



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Richard Connor Blasts Water Board (And Star-T In Roundabout Way)

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Business Press chairman Richard Connor threw a hard uppercut at the Tarrant Regional Water District’s board of directors in yesterday’s column. Pow! Among other things, he said the water board has become ...


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Readers Blast Star-Telegram’s ‘Slanted’ Election Story

Jeff Prince
A story in Sunday’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram has irked residents who considered it biased and unfair. A growing number of Tarrant County residents are calling for new leadership on the Tarrant Regional Water District board, a...



Water activist Layla Caraway is among those wanting new leadership on the Tarrant Regional Water District board. Jeff Prince

Liquid Power

In the water district election, there are three seats at stake, four challengers, and murky rules.
JEFF PRINCE
On May 11, three of the five directors’ positions are up for election on the board of the Tarrant Regional Water District, one of the most powerful public agencies in North Texas. How powerful? Water district officials in rec...


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The mayor backs drillers while working for sustainability and transparency.
Photos and story by ANDREW MCLEMORE
Most of the Fort Worth residents who gathered outside the city council chambers felt so overwhelmed they asked for a moment to collect their thoughts before responding to questions. There was so much patting of backs and loud c...