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Section A: General News


Police chief asks Poth council for more money, officers


Police chief asks Poth council for more money, officers
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR. — Poth Police Chief Lowell Hull (left), City Engineer Dean Bayer (second from right), and Municipal Judge Hilda Tejada listen as financial advisor Travis Pruski reviews Poth’s proposed 2014-15 municipal budget during a July 29 workshop session.


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Wilson County News
August 6, 2014
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Chief Lowell Hull of the Poth Police Department is seeking additional funding for the upcoming fiscal year so that he might hire additional officers and increase the salaries of those currently working within the four-man department. Hull presented his request July 29 during a Poth City Council budget workshop. . . .

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Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
August 13, 2014 12:43pm
 
 
Grouchy and Squawky .... Tonto say
beware fat chief and judge with
baseball hat inside teepee. Kemo sabe.
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 13, 2014 12:20pm
 
 
Well since the IRS violates the Public Information Act why can't the Poth police chief? This guy is Poth's answer to Eric Holder.
 
 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
August 13, 2014 12:17pm
 
 
I heard a rumor that this chief is kinda like Obama in that he thinks nothing of ignoring established law - you know - like the Public Information Act. He is exempt from ... Read More Read More
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 13, 2014 12:13pm
 
 
Grouch and squawk next time you are in Poth the chief will interrupt his meetings and personally give you a citation - for something. You cannot criticize authority, you ... Read More Read More
 
 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
August 13, 2014 8:12am
 
 
Has the Chief forgotten about the
concept of a working supervisor ?
Any entity with only four workers
is already overly managed so the Chief
should have ample time to ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 13, 2014 4:54am
 
 
Perhaps the Chief can provide the
section of the Fair Labor Standards
Act that prohibits 'salaried' workers
from working more than a forty hour
week. There are many ... Read More Read More
 
 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
August 12, 2014 12:55pm
 
 
Just heard from a fairly reliable source that Bandera hired a retired SA policeman to be their police chief a few years ago. He got their force up to 7 patrolman. Now Bandera ... Read More Read More
 
 
Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
August 8, 2014 4:21pm
 
 
Sometime I wonder if anyone in Poth reads the paper, or cares whats in it. Or are they afraid to comment.
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 8, 2014 11:00am
 
 
Yeah the chief should at least be able to cover the work of that additional 1/2 he says he needs. Let's see how long has he been chief? Two years or less? Bureaucrats are ... Read More Read More
 
 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
August 7, 2014 1:23pm
 
 
How about getting the chief to work a shift. All I see him do is sit in his office with the door closed. Maybe work the traffic on 181. Vehicles speed through and the only ... Read More Read More
 

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