Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-5390 Page: 1 of 3
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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
' GAL C. MANN
Honorable V. T. Hair
Assistant County Attorney
Dear Sir Opinion 1 0-5390
Res: alarie hie deputy and
other deputy eri of
V or County, elated
Your request for a ha be a received and Ore-
fully considered by this de t t. Vquote fram your re-
quest as follows
Winkler Cp&y, Texas, population of
6,141, accord th last der Census, an
assessed valat i$18 0000O 0, and is just
a Vest Texa4 OLP Fiel vit the own of Kermit
its County atandor or sess in the vicinity
of two or thrbe A y Bas.
/ThheSheriff hat-oi eputles on the outside
t h ,p.hti, and ob4y acting constable in the
out, one of the 6 ties is a man about seven-
ty tie yeas of age on a salary af $125.00 per
npath, the other deputy is on a salaryy of $150.00
pe month, ii~h office he has a lady as chief
. deputy on a. a tay of' $150.00 per month and two
olerkh on talaites of $125.00 per month each.
Th& gjheriff is confronted with this proposi-
ticn, both deputies on the $15000 salary has re-
signed unless they can be paid $200.00 per month
each and the clerks have also resigned unless they
can be paid $150.00 per month each: There are no
other persons that can be had to take their places
and the sheriff doesn't have as much help with the
NO COMMUNICATION 19 TO BE CONSTRUED AS A DEPARTMENTAL OPINION UNLESS APPROVED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR FIRST ASSISTANT
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-5390, text, 1943; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth262661/m1/1/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.