GALVESTON Apparently angered by a City Council member s efforts to access financial documents, city finance director Beth Free wrote scathing remarks about the council at one point calling council members sociopaths and megalomaniacs to at least one of the city employees she supervises.

The emails, and the chain of events that spawned them, has led that employee to claim she is being punished by city management for providing public information to the councilperson, and the councilperson to question the city s method of answering public records request.

City officials, meanwhile, claim that the council member s efforts to obtain information have interrupted normal city business and have subverted rules regarding contact between elected officials and employees.

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