In a decision released this week, Collin County and Arch Resorts LLC won a decisive victory in the lawsuit filed against them by the City of McKinney. District Court Judge Scott Becker issued his ruling on Friday afternoon, ruling for Collin County and Arch Resorts on all seven motions:
Have you ever wondered, “What does my county government actually do?” You’re not alone. Even some of our city government officials struggle sometimes to understand all that county government does.
I’m writing you today from Austin, where I’m waiting to testify on your behalf in support of Senate Bill 2 and property tax reform. The House Ways and Means committee is in recess currently, as the members are in session on the House floor. I’ve already registered my support for the bill, and I’ve included my planned testimony below.
With the encouragement of hundreds of dear friends and Collin County neighbors who have already pledged their support, I am excited to announce today that I am exploring a run for Collin County Judge in 2018.
Several weeks ago, I wrote about two legal disputes between Collin County and the City of McKinney, related to personal liberty and private property rights.
To hear officials from the City of McKinney describe the lawsuit they filed this week against Collin County, it sounds quite delightful.
Last week, I wrote about a discussion on our agenda pertaining to a letter written to the commissioners court, signed by the mayors of thirteen Collin County cities, appealing to the court to develop “processes and procedures that will allow for city issuance of permits within their respective ETJs” (extra-territorial jurisdictions).