Cities across the Rio Grande Valley will provide sandbags for residents and businesses on Thursday in preparation for possible severe weather. Cameron CountyCameron. Name City State County Zip Random Name City State County Zip Random National Highway Safety Administration El Paso TX El Paso 79935 1 IDriveSafely. Houston. To ensure that you receive a confirmation email, please add the following email address to your email contacts address book before proceeding. Pharr officials mum on employees DWI Local News. PHARR A Pharr city employees DWI arrest this spring and subsequent arraignment Thursday morning have left city officials tightlipped about any administrative action thats since been taken. Juan Fernando Martinez, 3. Pharr on the evening of April 9. The criminal complaint against him states Martinez failed to drive in a single lane. At the time of his arrest, Martinez who bonded out of jail on April 1. Pharr Fire Department as an engineer. On June 2. 7, more than two months later, Fire Chief Leonardo Perez suspended Martinez without pay for 3. Section 1. 43. 0. Texas Local Government Code. This allows the department head to temporarily suspend firefighters or police officers indicted for a felony or officially charged with the commission of a Class A or B misdemeanor. Perez declined to comment on Thursday about why the department waited more than two months since the official charge to suspend Martinez, and instead directed all questions to the citys human resources department. The suspension, which was served at 4 3. June 2. 7, also came just a few hours after The Monitor emailed City Clerk Hilda Pedraza requesting his personnel file. If license not found, please contact Customer Service at 8008039202 Data last updated 1122017 0718 Bookmark This Page. AP PALMVIEW, Texas A 15yearold South Texas boy charged with nine counts of murder after he crashed a minivan packed with illegal immigrants, killing nine of. The following is a list of smoking bans in the United States. For smoking bans and restrictions outside the United States, see the worldwide list of smoking bans. Manual De Aire Acondicionado Comfort Star. Threats against Bush at public protests. A protester with a sign saying Kill Bush and advocating that the White House be bombed, at the March 18, 2007 antiwar. Alan Ozuna, the Pharr city attorney, then sought an opinion from the Texas Attorney Generals Office on whether that information was subject to disclosure under the Public Information Act. Assistant Attorney General James L. Coggeshall sent Ozuna a letter on Sept. The letter to Ozuna read We note the city only submitted law enforcement records pertaining to a particular arrest and a related notice of suspension, but no other portion of the requested personnel file We assume, to the extent any additional responsive information existed when the city made the request for information, the city has released it. If not, then the city must do so immediately. As of press time, The Monitor has not received any additional portions of Martinezs personnel file and has submitted a second public information request to the city Thursday, which now questions Martinezs current employment status, position and title since the Texas Department of Public Safety suspended his drivers license from May 2. Nov. 1. 1 for refusing to provide a breath specimen during his arrest. Pedraza responded via email, which read The Texas Public Information Act does not require the city to answer to questions or to do legal research. But it was a clerk from the citys human resources department who informed The Monitor that a public information request could be submitted in the form of questions. If you ask something in the form of questions, if the governmental body has documents related to that, then they should release those, said Jesse Harvey, assistant attorney general. There may be people in governmental bodies that are under the impression that if something comes in the form of a question, they dont have to answer at all they are mistaken of course. Without the documents, it remains unknown how this suspension impacts Martinezs duties with the department. His next court date is Nov. Staff writer Lorenzo Zazueta Castro contributed to this reportmsmiththemonitor. These are the categories of crimes that the Texas Department of Public Safety uses to calculate cartelrelated crimes.