Author Archives: Roy Magno

About Roy Magno

Roy has lived in Aubrey since 2000 with his wife and three sons. He has been very active in politics and served on Aubrey city council as well as Mayor of Aubrey. He accomplished his goals, including terminating the Mayor’s salary, lowering taxes and paying down debt. With his goals met Magno did not seek re-election because, “politics should not be your career, it should be an interruption to your career.”

Mayor Meyers ignores state law and acts with impunity in her role as Mayor of Aubrey

May 23rd, 2017 by

The most recent decision by Mayor Meyers has her and the city heading into possible legal waters over the separation of employment with City Administrator Matt McCombs. The official position from the city is that the council is negotiating the terms of the separation with McCombs but multiple council members, including Councilman Jeff Perry, have […]

Aubrey Campaign Ethics Report

May 2nd, 2016 by

Every candidate for public office in Texas is required by law to follow certain rules in order to provide openness and transparency to the campaign process. These rules are part of the Texas Government Code and are regulated by the Texas Ethics Commission. These laws filing complete and timely campaign finance reports that include a […]

Aubrey Campaign Ethics Report

May 2nd, 2016 by

Every candidate for public office in Texas is required by law to follow certain rules in order to provide openness and transparency to the campaign process. These rules are part of the Texas Government Code and are regulated by the Texas Ethics Commission. These laws filing complete and timely campaign finance reports that include a […]

Local Aubrey Candidate – History of Harassment

April 29th, 2016 by

Early in the evening on September 2, 2015, one local Aubrey business owner, who asked to remain nameless for fear of retribution, had had enough. In the months after they opened their business downtown, they had repeatedly had to deal with a belligerent and aggressive neighboring business owner. Things had progressed to the point where […]

Candidate Steve Murray’s Current Legal Issues

April 25th, 2016 by

To hear Steve Murray, candidate for Aubrey City Council, and his family tell the story, all of his financial troubles are in the distant past and are a result of the economic downturn that plagued the country in or around 2007. (See post by Steve Murray below) But the facts, including a current legal case […]

More Than Just A Congressman

February 16th, 2016 by

I received a call Saturday night from some good friends of ours here in Aubrey. I’d like to say I handled the call in a calm and rational manner but I had to ask him to repeat what he had told me three times before my brain could process that he was telling me they […]

Aubrey Council Discusses Land Use and Sex Offenders

July 23rd, 2015 by

A short-staffed Aubrey City Council met last night to tackle a rather lengthy agenda after having to cancel last month’s regular meeting due to a lack of a quorum. The agenda included Mayoral Proclamations to the Greenbelt Alliance and Cub Scouts Troop 811 as well as an award presentation to Keep Aubrey Beautiful. There were […]

Editorial – New Development in Aubrey

June 30th, 2015 by

The Aubrey City Council met last Thursday night and voted 4-1 to create a Public Improvement District (PID) for the Jackson Ridge development on FM1385. This was the next step towards the building of nearly 1400 new homes in what is now the newest part of Aubrey’s city limits. Having the unique perspective of leading […]

What’s Happening – Week of June 8, 2015 – Government Edition

June 8th, 2015 by

Here’s what’s happening this week with the local municipal governments and school board. I encourage you to attend a meeting occasionally so you can meet and get to know your elected officials and to see how they are spending your tax dollars. Aubrey There are no council meetings scheduled for this week. The Municipal Development DIstrict […]

What’s Happening – Week of June 1, 2015 – Government Edition

June 1st, 2015 by

Despite the name, we are a newspaper that reports on not just Aubrey but also the cities of Krugerville, Cross Roads, Providence Village and other neighborhoods along the 380 corridor. Each Monday we’re going to provide our readers with an overview of what is happening in their city government that week. We strongly encourage everyone […]