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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (July 31, 2018) – At a Regular Meeting on Monday, July 30, 2018, the Brownsville City Commission held a Public Hearing and ACTION on the FIRST READING to repeal Ordinance Number 2018-911-H. The Brownsville City Commission unanimously voted to repeal the ordinance.
The Texas Supreme Court on June 22, 2018, ruled in the City of Laredo v. Lardeo Merchants Association case that bag ordinances violate Texas law regarding solid waste disposal.
The SECOND and FINAL READING will be held at the next City Commission Meeting, Tuesday, August 7, 2018.