Third hospital district petition submitted

By George Garza

 

The third attempt to submit a valid petition call for an election to create a hospital district in Orange County was received by Orange County Judge Stephen Brint Carlton last week. Judge Carlton said on Tuesday that the wording of and enough signatures on the petition have been verified as valid to compel the Commissioners’

 

Court to call for a special public hearing to set a date for calling that special election. Regular readers should remember that at the end of February of this year, an Orange businessman Ross Smith, presented a petition containing 226 signatures to Judge Carlton calling for an election to allow the voters of Orange County decide if an Orange County Hospital District should be created.

 

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