Galveston wants straight answer from General Land Office

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by JOHN WAYNE FERGUSON / The Daily News

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Posted on June 14, 2013 at 11:01 AM

GALVESTON, Texas — More than two months after the city’s share of federal disaster recovery money was frozen by the state’s general land office, the city council is beginning to agitate for different ways the money may be released.

In perhaps the most outward display of frustration with the GLO since April 10, the council voted 6-0 to direct city staff to ask the land office what specific actions would need to be taken to get the money unfrozen and to commit those actions to writing.

District 1 councilwoman Cornelia Harris-Banks abstained from voting.

For more on this story, visit the Galveston County Daily News.

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