SPECIAL REPORT

VICTORIA COUNTY EMERGENCY?


Victoria County Emergency This is a special investigation into how and why Victoria County circumvented standard business practices in spending Hurricane Harvey recovery money. One step county commissioners took was to indefinitely exempt themselves from following the state law requiring bidding projects of more than $50,000. They did this even though their insurance company representative told them the emergency had ended within two weeks after the hurricane struck.






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More than $4.6 million has been spent on repairs to Victoria County buildings after Hurricane Harvey struck, but two key buildings at the Victoria Regional Airport remain unrepaired two years later.

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By now, I hope you've read the Victoria Advocate's latest in a series that explores how and why Victoria County circumvented standard business practices in spending Hurricane Harvey recovery money, particularly at the Victoria Regional Airport. 

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