Texas Office of the Attorney General

Tue
14
May

State appeals lawsuit against city of Double Horn

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

The state of Texas has opted to continue its legal action against the city of Double Horn, alleging the municipality formed illegally, following a petition denial by a district court judge in Burnet County.

Wed
03
Apr

District judge crushes state's petition against city of Double Horn

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
A district judge denied a petition filed by the State Office of the Attorney General's Office April 3 to dissolve the newly-formed city of Double Horn. Defense Attorneys Andy Messer and Patty Akers represented the municipality, referred to the state's lawsuit as "improper."

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

A district judge denied a petition April 3 by the Texas Office of the Attorney General to go forward with a lawsuit to dissolve the newly-formed city of Double Horn.

Fri
22
Mar

State of Texas sues city of Double Horn for incorporating to block mining

Contributed
The city of Double Horn will face attorneys with the State of Texas who alleged that the newly-created municipality formed with the sole purpose of attempted regulation of a proposed 280-acre mining operation on Texas 71 adjacent to community. Pictured during the alderman swearing in ceremony in February, from left, are: Double Horn Mayor Cathy Sereno, Alderman Glenn Leisey, City Marshal John Osburne and Alderman Bob Link – all named in the Texas attorney general's lawsuit seeking to dissolve the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

The state of Texas has launched a lawsuit against the newly-incorporated city of Double Horn, claiming the community failed to follow state law in the process of becoming a municipality in its pursuit to regulate an adjacent mining operation.

A hearing in the Burnet County district court is scheduled April 3 before 424th Judicial District Judge Evan Stubbs.

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