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Trube censured; Colombo removed - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

December 21, 2014

Trube censured; Colombo removed

City Council orders investigation after allegations of racist remarks

Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:45 am | Updated: 5:24 pm, Mon Jun 9, 2014.

LA MARQUE — The La Marque City Council censured Councilwoman Connie Trube and removed the Planning and Zoning Board chairman on Monday after both were accused of making racist remarks.

At a special meeting of the council Monday, Mayor Bobby Hocking and City Manager Carol Buttler said Trube told them on separate occasions in 2012 that she wanted to close the city library because only African-Americans used it.

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