Court divides on subdivision provisions

By Tracy R. Mesler

MONTAGUE – The Montague County Commissioner’s Court attempted to clarify some of the provisions of its proposed update to its Subdivision Rules Monday, and in the process a significant chasm developed within the court along north-south lines.

With Pct. 1 Comm. Roy Darden flatly stating he was tired of the county “babysitting” the taxpayers by trying to protect them from bad consequences, Darden and Pct. 2 Comm. Mike Mayfield both came out strongly against a provision of the proposed rules which would require developers of more than 100 acres to conduct a scientific study to make sure there was sufficient water on the property to service the proposed home sites.

Read more about this in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

Upper Trinity GCD General Manager Doug Shaw discusses aquifer differences with the commissioner’s court Monday.

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