By MARTHA McCLAIN
Special to the PRESS
Noteworthy positive improvements and progress of Laguna Vista are being diminished by a timeworn call by a minority of residents for removal of the municipal court judge here who has served more than one year in his appointed position, local leaders say.
Letters to the editor, public comments and news articles have routinely dominated the stage, seeking corrective action for what is called a violation of the town’s charter.
This is the latest in a long-running, heated controversy of the Council’s appointment of Roberto Rodriguez, a non-attorney, who is a former police chief and law enforcement officer with more than 30 years of experience, to serve as municipal court judge.
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