Commissioner responds to criticism, talks about roads, budget

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Pct. 3 Commissioner Bobby Chaney

“When people read or hear something, they automatically think it is true and I have an issue with that. A lot has been said it just not true.”— VZC Pct. 3 Commissioner Bobby Chaney

Most agree, Van Zandt County’s roads are in need of repair. It’s how the roads got in disrepair and where the money to fix them will come from that stirs discussion and debate. 

Pct. 3 Commissioner Bobby Chaney has been the brunt of much public criticism because of the state of the roads in his precinct. His constituents say he’s unavailable and unreachable.

At times, it’s gotten downright ugly.

The Van Zandt News sat down with Chaney and asked him about the roads, his availability and about being a commissioner.

The answers are in his own words.

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