Lieutenant John Meyer’s employment with the Uvalde Police Department was terminated on Wednesday, according to UPD Chief Eric Herrera. “Due to issues of violation of personnel policy of the city of Uvalde and Uvalde Police Department,
Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District trustees recently received the results of the 2015 Property Value Appeal for UCISD, which show a decrease of $6.5 million – not $112.6 million as reported on the front page of the May 19 edition of the Leader-News.
Any Uvalde County voters who did not vote last week during the absentee period have one more chance on Tuesday, which is the official election day for primary runoff elections.
Polling sites across the county will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Last week, 1,266 people voted over the first four days of the absentee period, with 363 voting on Monday, 332 Tuesday, 301 Wednesday, and 270 on Thursday. The tally for Friday was not available when the newspaper was printed.
Of those 1,266 ballots, 1,213 were cast in the Democratic Party primary runoff, while 53 were for the Republican Party primary runoff.
Of the 668 ballots by mail requested, 374 have been returned to the Uvalde County elections office, headed by tax assessor/collector Maggie Del Toro. Completed mail-in ballots must be in the elections office by Tuesday.